Abhidharmapitaka, Abhidharmapiṭaka, Abhidharma-pitaka: 4 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Abhidharmapiṭaka (अभिधर्मपिटक).—'basket of Metaphysics', one of the three sections (piṭaka) of Buddhist holy writings which treat of अभिधर्म (abhidharma).
Derivable forms: abhidharmapiṭakaḥ (अभिधर्मपिटकः).
Abhidharmapiṭaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms abhidharma and piṭaka (पिटक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhidharmapiṭaka (अभिधर्मपिटक):—[=abhi-dharma-piṭaka] [from abhi-dharma] m. ‘basket of metaphysics’, Name of the third section of Buddhist writings.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhidharmapiṭaka (अभिधर्मपिटक):—[tatpurusha compound] m.
(-kaḥ) ‘The basket of the revealed truth’: the name of one of the three collections which comprise the sacred books of the Buddhists; (for the two others see sūtrapiṭaka and vinayapiṭaka); the instructions contained in it were addressed by the Buddha to the Devas and Brahmas of the celestial worlds (while those in the Sūtrapiṭaka were addressed to the laity and those in the Vinayap. to the priests); its redaction however is not ascribed to Sākya Muni, but to his principal disciple Kāśyapa, the chief of the first Buddhistic synod. It contains seven sections, the text with 96, 250 stanzas, the commentaries with 30,000, consisting, therefore, in the whole of 126,250 stanzas; its best representative is the work called Prajnāpāramitā; (comp. Spence Hardy's East. Mon. p. 170 with the quot. given there, and those s. v. abhidharma). E. abhidharma and piṭaka.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Abhidharmapiṭaka (ಅಭಿಧರ್ಮಪಿಟಕ):—[noun] one of the three holy scriptures of Buddhism.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The validity of Anumana (inference) in Nyaya system (by Babu C. D)
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 52-55 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 40 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 168 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Act 10.7: The universes and Buddhas of the ten directions < [Chapter XV - The Arrival of the Bodhisattvas of the Ten Directions]
Part 2 - The arharts who compiled the baskets (piṭaka) < [Chapter III - General Explanation of Evam Maya Śruta]
Part 1 - Generosity of the Dharma < [Chapter XX - The Virtue of Generosity and Generosity of the Dharma]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 6 - Country of Kia-shi-mi-lo (Kashmir) < [Book III - Eight Countries]
Chapter 21 - Country of Kien-t’o-lo (Gandhara) < [Book II - Three Countries]
Chapter 2 - Country of Mo-kie-t’o (Magadha), part 2 < [Book VIII and IX]
Mahayana Buddhism and Early Advaita Vedanta (Study) (by Asokan N.)