Anantacaritra, Ananta-caritra: 2 definitions
Anantacaritra means something in 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Anantacaritra (अनन्तचरित्र).—Name of a Bodhisattva.
Derivable forms: anantacaritraḥ (अनन्तचरित्रः).
Anantacaritra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ananta and caritra (चरित्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Anantacāritra (अनन्तचारित्र).—n. of a Bodhisattva: SP 300.13.
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
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