Apkritsnasamadhi, Apkṛtsnasamādhi: 1 definition

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The Sanskrit term Apkṛtsnasamādhi can be transliterated into English as Apkrtsnasamadhi or Apkritsnasamadhi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Apkṛtsnasamādhi (अप्कृत्स्नसमाधि):—[karmadharaya compound] f.

(-dhiḥ) A fanciful name of a Buddhistic samādhi or profound meditation. (Burnouf renders it in the Lotus de la bonne loi: ‘meditation which removes all water’, hut believes that the more correct reading of this word is asakṛtsamādhi; perhaps it may mean: ‘a meditation completed by means of water’.) E. ap-kṛtsna and samādhi.

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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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