Arhadvadha, aka: Arhad-vadha; 1 Definition(s)

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Arhadvadha (अर्हद्वध) refers to the act of “killing an arhat” and represents one of the “five (things) having immediate consequence” (pañcānantarya) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 60). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., arhat-vadha). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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