Anantaryasamadhi, Anantaryasamādhi: 2 definitions


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

Anantaryasamādhi (अनन्तर्यसमाधि).—[, misprint in Mahāvyutpatti 901 for Ānant°, q.v.; corrected in Index.]

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Ānantaryasamādhi (आनन्तर्यसमाधि).—the fifth of the adhimukti- caryā- bhūmi, Mahāvyutpatti 901. (Printed Anant°; correct in Index and in Mironov.) See ānantarya. In Asaṅga (Mahāyāna-sūtrālaṃkāra) xiv. 26, commentary, identified with laukikāgra-dharma, q.v., 4th and highest of nirvedha(-bhaga), q.v.; ib. 27 explains that it is called this, yato grāhakavikṣepo hīyate tadanan- taram, because the ‘dispersion’ (confusion) of the Subject (grāhaka) is abandoned immediately after (attainment of) it. Lit., then, immediate concentration or concentration of immediacy. In Dharmasaṃgraha 101 occurs as the 4th of four samādhi (q.v.). Mahāvastu i.291.11 (verse) yam āhu ānantariyaṃ (mss. āhuḥ an°, meter demands Senart's em.) samādhiṃ, samādhino tasya samo na vidyate.

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

Ānantaryasamādhi (आनन्तर्यसमाधि):—[=ānantarya-samādhi] [from ānantarya] m. a [particular] Samādhi, ibidem 101.

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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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