Avarabhagiya, Avarabhāgīya: 1 definition
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Avarabhāgīya (अवरभागीय).—adj. (Pali oraṃbhāgiya), (binding) to lower states (viz. to the kāmadhātu), only said of the first five saṃyojana (q.v.): Mahāvyutpatti 2156 (without mention of saṃyojana); Divyāvadāna 533.24; Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya ii.87.7. They cause rebirth in a state of desire (kāmabhave) also in Pali, Majjhimanikāya (Pali) commentary iii.143.21; in Pugg. 22.11—12 called personal, internal (ajjhatta). See ūrdhvabhāgīya.
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
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