Arupyasamapatti, aka: Ārūpyasamāpatti, Arupya-samapatti; 2 Definition(s)
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Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Ārūpyasamāpatti (आरूप्यसमापत्ति) refers to “the four formless absorptions”, or, “formless absorptions of ārūpyadhātu, inhabited by the formless deities”. The four formless absorptions are:
- the sphere of infinity of space (ākāśānantyāyatana),
- the sphere of infinity of consciousness (vijñānānantyāyatana),
- the sphere of nothing at all (ākiṃcanyāyatana),
- the sphere of neither-discrimination-nor-non-discrimination (naivasaṃjñānāsaṃjñāyatana).
Those who have practiced the four immaterial absorptions (ārūpyasamāpatti) are reborn by virtue of ripening of these actions (karmavipāka) in the formless realm (ārūpyadhātu) and obtain four clear (vispaṣṭa) and morally undefined (avyākṛta) skandhas.(Source): Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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.
General definition (in Buddhism)
ārūpyasamāpatti; one of the infinite mental states(Source): China Buddhism Encyclopedia: Buddhism
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
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