|Pali||MO||Hare||Horner||Punnaji||Bodhi||Nanamoli||Rhys Davids||(Mrs)Rhys Davids||Thanissaro||Walshe||Woodward|
|Bhaggava||The Lucky Man, the Potter, Bhaggava||The Exalted One||The Lord||The Sublime One||The Blessed One||The Blessed One||The Blessed One||Blessed One||The Lord||The Exalted One|
Pali Text Society
Pali English Dictionary
Edited by T. W. Rhys Davids and William Stede
Bhaggava: [cp. Sk. *bhaargava, a der. fr. bhr.gu, and bhargah., of same root as Lat. fulgur lightning; Gr. flo/c light; Ger. blitzen, blank; Ags. blanca white horse, all of the idea of "shining, bright, radiant." - How the meaning "potter" is connected with this meaning, is still a problem, perhaps we have to take the word merely as an Epithet at the one passage where it occurs, which happens to be in the Kumbhakaara-jaataka, v. 6, 7. i. e. the "Jaataka of the potter"] potter...J III.381, 382, in voc. bhaggava (m.) and bhaggavii (f.). The terms are not expld in C., evidently because somewhat obscure...
Bhaggavant (adj. n.) [fr. bhagga2, cp. Sk. and P. bhaagyavant] having good luck or auspices, fortunate; in def. of "Bhagavaa" at Vism 210... ("bhaagyavaa bhaggavaa yutto"); with ref. to the 4 qualities implied in the word "Bhagavaa,"...