Anantamadhya, Ananta-madhya: 1 definition


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

Anantamadhya (अनन्तमध्य).—(an-anta-madhya), lit. without extremes or middle, = infinitely numerous or varied, as adj. modifying, or in composition with, various nouns: °ya-dharmadhātu- Lalitavistara 423.3; °yāṃ bodhisattvacaryāṃ Gaṇḍavyūha 387.21; in Gaṇḍavyūha 349.9-17 a series of typical instances, °ya-kāyavarṇasaṃsthāna- tāṃ 9; °yān varṇasamudrān (seas, i.e. masses of colors) 10; °yān raśmimeghān 11; °yān buddhakṣetrapratibhāsān 11—12; °yān tathāgatotpādān 12-13; °yāni vikurvitāni (of Tathāgatas) 13; °yaṃ sattvadhātum 17. The word occurs often in Gaṇḍavyūha, rarely elsewhere.

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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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