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Yakkhagana, aka: Yakkha-gana, Yakkhagaṇa; 1 Definition(s)

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Yakkhagana means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Pali

yakkhagaṇa : (m.) a multitude of demons.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English DictionaryPali book cover
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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