Buddhacarita, Buddha-carita: 1 definition
Buddhacarita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Buddhacarita (बुद्धचरित):—[=buddha-carita] [from buddha > budh] n. ‘the acts of Buddha’, Name of a Kāvya by Aśva-ghoṣa.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Buddhacaritakavya.
Full-text (+357): Saujas, Viprasanna, Anirita, Jatanukampa, Akhinna, Pracerita, Rashmidhara, Avishalabhava, Akshanta, Akundala, Abhyavapata, Ragadosha, Harshatishaya, Ardhamunda, Aprashama, Akliba, Garbhagata, Carmambara, Jataraga, Vaishvantara.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Buddhacarita, Buddha-carita; (plurals include: Buddhacaritas, caritas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Buddhacarita (by Charles Willemen)
The Fo-Sho-Hing-Tsan-King (A Life of Buddha) (by Samuel Beal)
History of Bodhisattva Aśvaghoṣa < [Introduction]
Lives of Buddha (9): Fo-pen-hing-king < [Introduction]
Philosophy of Charaka-samhita (by Asokan. G)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 4 - The conversion of Urubilvā Kāśyapa and the thousand Jaṭilas < [Chapter XXXVI - The eight recollections (anusmṛti or anussati)]
Appendix 2 - The story of king Mūrdhaja (Māndhātar) < [Chapter XXVI - Exertion]
The first attack by the daughters of Māra < [Chapter XXIV - The Virtue of Patience]
The backdrop of the Srikanthacarita and the Mankhakosa (by Dhrubajit Sarma)
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)