Origin of Sangha
Examples from the Web for sangha
This “sangha” is critical to Refuge Recovery and Gallo admits was paramount.
Both refuse to recognize the Sangha, monasteries or temples and perform their devotions in the open fields.
It is well known how great is my faith and reverence for Buddha, for the law and the community (sangha).The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)|Max Duncker
Kassapa finally proposed that the Sangha should adopt without alteration or addition the rules made by the Buddha.
The Buddha then formally admitted them as the first members of the Sangha.
The Sangha, as this order was called, arose naturally out of the social conditions of India in the time of Gotama.
British Dictionary definitions for sangha
- the Buddhist community
- (in Theravada Buddhism) the monastic order
Word Origin for Sangha
Word Origin and History for sangha
1858, from Hindi sangha, Sanskrit samgha, from sam "together" + han "to come in contact."