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The Sanskrit term Bodhipakṣya can be transliterated into English as Bodhipaksya or Bodhipakshya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Bodhipakṣya (बोधिपक्ष्य).—adj. (compare °pakṣa, also °pakṣika, °pākṣika, which see for list; = Pali °pakkhiya and °pakkhika), assistant, aid, helpful, to enlightenment; usually with dharma; there are 37 such (the same 37 dhammā in Pali), saptatriṃśad °kṣyā dharmāḥ Daśabhūmikasūtra 57.17; Avadāna-śataka i.340.2; Kāśyapa Parivarta 45.3 (text saptātriṃśad bodha-p°); Bodhisattvabhūmi 259.7 (loc.); without the number, but with dharma, as separate adj. Bodhisattvabhūmi 236.17, or in composition °kṣya-dharma- Gaṇḍavyūha 495.23; Daśabhūmikasūtra 42.6; also °kṣya-kuśalamūleṣu dharmeṣu Śikṣāsamuccaya 12.17; and, instead of dharma, with mārga, °kṣya-mārga- Śikṣāsamuccaya 52.2; °kṣyāṇāṃ mārgāṅgānāṃ Daśabhūmikasūtra 42.9, referring app. to the °kṣya-dharma- of 42.6, above.
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Acquiring precedence over the Śrāvakas and Pratyekabuddhas < [Part 3 - Acquiring precedence, etc.]
I. Lists of auxiliaries (bodhipākṣika or bodhipakkhiya) < [Note on the Thirty-seven Auxiliaries to Enlightenment]
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