Adhiprajna, Adhiprajñā: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Adhiprajna means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Adhiprajna in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Adhiprajñā (अधिप्रज्ञा) or Adhiprajñāśikṣā refers to “training in the higher wisdom” and represents one of the “three trainings” (śikṣā) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 140). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., adhiprajñā). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adhiprajna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Adhiprajñā (अधिप्रज्ञा).—(Pali adhipaññā), superior wisdom; adv. adhiprajñaṃ, and stem in composition adhiprajña, relating to wisdom, see s.v. śikṣā.

context information

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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