Aryasamgha, aka: Āryasaṃgha, Arya-samgha; 2 Definition(s)

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Ārya-saṃgha.—(CII 3), ‘the community of the faithful (i. e. the Buddhist monks)’. Note: ārya-saṃgha is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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Āryasaṃgha (आर्यसंघ).—the whole body of the Āryans, especially Buddhists; it is also the name of a renowned philosopher (founder of the school of Yogāchāras).

Derivable forms: āryasaṃghaḥ (आर्यसंघः).

Āryasaṃgha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ārya and saṃgha (संघ).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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