Abhidharmakosha, Abhidharma-kosha, Abhidharmakośa: 2 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Abhidharmakośa can be transliterated into English as Abhidharmakosa or Abhidharmakosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhism Tourism: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
An Abhidharma text written by Vasubandhu before he converted to Mahanyana Buddhism. The name of the text literally means the strorehouse (kosa) of Abhidharma. The text comprises two parts and – a bare text of 600 verses called the Abhidharmakosa karikar and 8000 verses of preso commentary called the Abhidharmakosa bhasya. Abhidharmakosa is one of the most important texts in Buddhism.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhidharmakośa (अभिधर्मकोश):—[=abhi-dharma-kośa] [from abhi-dharma] m. Name of [work] on the preceding.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Partial matches: Kosha.
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Abhidharmakośa (by Vasubandhu)
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 5 - Praise of the freedoms and favors, the support of all the vehicles < [C. The nature of the environment and inhabitants of the phenomenal world]
Part 1b.2c.i - The divisions: The actions of body < [B. The extensive explanation of the nature of karma]
Part 1b.2c.ii - The divisions: The four actions of speech < [B. The extensive explanation of the nature of karma]
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 10 - Country of Mo-ti-pu-lo (Matipura) < [Book IV - Fifteen Countries]
Chapter 8 - Country of Fa-li-pi (Valabhi) < [Book XI - Twenty-three Countries]
Chapter 6 - Country of Kia-shi-mi-lo (Kashmir) < [Book III - Eight Countries]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 10 - The Schools of Theravada Buddhism < [Chapter V - Buddhist Philosophy]
Part 11 - Mahāyānism < [Chapter V - Buddhist Philosophy]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 5 - The three times: Past (atīta), Future (anāgata), Present (pratyutpanna) < [Chapter XLI - The Eighteen Special Attributes of the Buddha]
II. Emptiness in the Hinayānist sects < [Note on emptiness (śūnyatā)]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 5 - Vedānta Doctrine of Soul and the Buddhist Doctrine of Soullessness < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]