Anupamarakshita, Anupamarakṣita: 2 definitions


Anupamarakshita 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.

The Sanskrit term Anupamarakṣita can be transliterated into English as Anupamaraksita or Anupamarakshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Anupamarakshita in Tibetan Buddhism glossary
Source: MDPI Books: The Ocean of Heroes

Anupamarakṣita (अनुपमरक्षित) (late 10th to early 11th century) is the author of the Amṛtabindupratyāloka commentary on the Nāmasaṃgīti.—Anupamarakṣita mention the Mkha’ ’gro rgya mtsho , Ḍā ki rgya mtsho’i rgyud, Rdo rje mkha’ ’gro rgya mtsho, and Badzra dā ki rgya mtsho, the Sanskrit of which may be Ḍākārṇava, Ḍākārṇavatantra, and Vajraḍākārṇava (the last two), respectively, and quote passages from them. [...] For the date of Anupamarakṣita, see (Sferra 2000, p. 48, footnote 101; Sferra 2015, p. 344). In his Amṛtabindupratyāloka, Anupamarakṣita mentions the Kālacakra and quotes passages from it several times. He is also the author of the Ṣaḍaṅgayoga of the Kālacakra system

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Anupamarakṣita (अनुपमरक्षित).—name of a sthavira and author: Sādhanamālā 62.6; 206.22.

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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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