Aryamarga, Āryamārga, Arya-marga: 5 definitions


Aryamarga 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.

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Aryamarga in Mahayana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Āryamārga (आर्यमार्ग) refers to the “noble Path”, according to Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter 2).—Accordingly, “[...] The Buddha spoke this stanza: ‘My conduct (carya) has no master (acārya). My resolve (chanda) is one and peerless. By observing a single practice, I have become Buddha. By myself (svataḥ), I have penetrated the noble Path (āryamārga)’.”.—(Cf. Vinaya, I; Majjhima, I; Mahāvastu, III; Sanskrit Udānavarga; Lalitavistara; Tseng yi a han; Wou fen liu, etc.)

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Aryamarga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āryamārga (आर्यमार्ग).—the path or course of the respectable, a respectable way.

Derivable forms: āryamārgaḥ (आर्यमार्गः).

Āryamārga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ārya and mārga (मार्ग).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āryamārga (आर्यमार्ग):—[=ārya-mārga] [from ārya] m. the way of the honourable ones.

[Sanskrit to German]

Aryamarga in German

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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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