Bodhidharma, Tamo, Daruma: 5 definitions
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Buddhist Door: GlossaryAn Indian missionary monk who came to China in 600 A.D., regarded as the founder of the Chan (Zen) School of Buddhism in China, i.e. the First Patriarch.Source: WikiPedia: Buddhism
Bodhidharma (c. early 5th century CE) was the Buddhist monk traditionally credited as the transmitter of Zen to China.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tamo (तमो):—[from tam] in [compound] for mas.
2) Bodhidharma (बोधिधर्म):—[=bodhi-dharma] [from bodhi > budh] m. Name of a Buddhist patriarch (whose original name was Bodhi-dhana), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Bodhidharma (बोधिधर्म):—[(bo + dharma)] m. Nomen proprium eines buddhistischen Patriarchen [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde II, Anhang IX.] [WASSILJEW 35.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Bodhidharma (बोधिधर्म):—m. Nomen proprium eines buddhistischen Patriarchen.
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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Full-text (+69): Tamobhid, Tamohara, Tamonud, Tamovikara, Tamojyotis, Tamoguna, Tamolipti, Tamomani, Tamobhuta, Tamonuda, Tamovrita, Tamopaha, Tamoghna, Tama, Nuda, Tamondhakarabhumi, Tamomayikri, Tamorivivara, Tamovasas, Tamorupin.
Search found 46 books and stories containing Bodhidharma, Tamo, Daruma, Bodhi-dharma; (plurals include: Bodhidharmas, Tamos, Darumas, dharmas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 97-100 < [Chapter 3 - Dealing with the doctrine of both God and Primordial Matter (prakṛti)]
Yoga-sutras (Ancient and Modern Interpretations) (by Makarand Gopal Newalkar)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 14.8 < [Chapter 14 - Guṇa-traya-vibhāga-yoga]
Verse 16.22 < [Chapter 16 - Daivāsura-sampada-yoga]
Verse 14.13 < [Chapter 14 - Guṇa-traya-vibhāga-yoga]
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā (by Sarasvati Thkura)