Aryashtangikamarga, Āryāṣṭāṅgikamārga, Arya-ashtangika-marga: 1 definition


Aryashtangikamarga means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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.

The Sanskrit term Āryāṣṭāṅgikamārga can be transliterated into English as Aryastangikamarga or Aryashtangikamarga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Āryāṣṭāṅgikamārga (आर्याष्टाङ्गिकमार्ग) or Āryāṣṭāṅgamārga refers to the “noble eightfold path” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 50), itself forming part of the “thirty-seven things on the side of awakening” (bodhipākṣika-dharma). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., ārya-aṣṭāṅgika-mārga). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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