Bodhisattvacaryavatara, Bodhisattva-caryavatara, Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra: 5 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Bodhisattvacharyavatara.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Buddhism
Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra (बोधिसत्त्वचर्यावतार) is the name of a Sanskrit Buddhist work on “the path of the bodhisattva”, written by Śāntideva in the year 700 AD.Source: Buddhism Tourism: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
A classical text written by Santideva dealing with Mahayana ethics. It is meant for spiritual development of the Mahayana bodhisattvas
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra (बोधिसत्त्वचर्यावतार):—[=bodhi-sattva-caryāvatāra] [from bodhi-sattva > bodhi > budh] m. Name of [work]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra (बोधिसत्त्वचर्यावतार):—[(bo + carya ava)] m. Titel einer buddhistischen Schrift [WASSILJEW 208.]
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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Search found 2 books and stories containing Bodhisattvacaryavatara, Bodhisattva-caryavatara, Bodhisattvacaryāvatāra, Bodhisattva-caryāvatāra; (plurals include: Bodhisattvacaryavataras, caryavataras, Bodhisattvacaryāvatāras, caryāvatāras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Translator’s Introduction < [Introduction Text]
Khenpo Ape’s Advice On Studying The Bodhisattva-caryāvatāra < [Introduction Text]
Interview With Khenpo Namdröl < [Introduction Text]
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 13 - Staglungpa (x): nam mkha' dpal bzang po < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
Chapter 29 - Sonam Gyatso (iii): Ordination and early education < [Book 10 - The Kālacakra]
Chapter 9 - Phagmodrupa (iii): rpo rje rgyal po < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]