Aranasamadhi, aka: Araṇāsamādhi, Arana-samadhi; 1 Definition(s)

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Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Araṇāsamādhi (अरणासमाधि) refers to the “concentration preventing anyone from harming you” according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter XXVIII). Accordingly, “Araṇāsamādhi is a concentration preventing someone from harming you. It is of five levels, kāmadhātu and four dhyānas”.

Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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