Atitadhvan, Atītādhvan, Atita-adhvan: 1 definition


Atitadhvan 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.

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Atītādhvan (अतीताध्वन्) or simply Atīta refers to the “past time” and represents one of the “three times” (adhvan) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 86). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., atīta-adhvan). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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