Anantacaritra, aka: Ananta-caritra; 2 Definition(s)


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Anantacaritra (अनन्तचरित्र).—Name of a Bodhisattva.

Derivable forms: anantacaritraḥ (अनन्तचरित्रः).

Anantacaritra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ananta and caritra (चरित्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anantacāritra (अनन्तचारित्र).—n. of a Bodhisattva: SP 300.13.

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