Abhiprasanna: 2 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Abhiprasanna (अभिप्रसन्न).—(ppp. of °sīdati, q.v.: Pali abhippa°), favorably disposed, with gen., loc. with or without antike, or at end of cpds.; in Pali and [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] also believing in, religiously, see especially Divyāvadāna 53.8; croyant parfaitement, Abhidharmakośa LaV-P. iv. 74; the two mgs. often hardly distinguishable: Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 459.3 (brāhmaṇeṣv); Lalitavistara 308.16 (ye Māraputrā bodhisattve); Mahāvastu i.36.7, 11 (bhikṣūṇāṃ, bhikṣusya); 294.23; 301.9; 302.8; 309.9 (brāhmaṇeṣu); 311.13 (śramaṇānām); ii.108.4 (mama, sc. a hermit); iii.413.4 °na-citta (see s.v. °sīdati); 424.9 (asmākam); Mahāvyutpatti 8353, and an-abhi° 8352; Divyāvadāna 23.13; 40.7; 53.8 [Page054-b+ 71] (śaraṇaṃ gatām °sannām); 75.19; 137.1 (bhagavato 'ntike cittam °sannam); Avadāna-śataka i.47.7 (buddhe); Gaṇḍavyūha 414.26 (bha- gavantaṃ…dṛṣṭvā cāsya cittam °sannaṃ); Bodhisattvabhūmi 14.9; buddhadharmasaṃghābhi° Kāraṇḍavvūha 65.16; but also lūhābhi°, with lūhādhimukta, inclined to what is mean or base, Mahāvastu ii.131.5.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhiprasanna (अभिप्रसन्न):—[=abhi-prasanna] [from abhipra-sad] mfn. believing in ([locative case] or [genitive case]), [Divyāvadāna]

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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.

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