Buddhadharma, Buddha-dharma: 4 definitions
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Buddhadharma (बुद्धधर्म) or Āveṇikabuddhadharma refers to the “eighteen special qualities of the Buddha” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 79):
- the Realised One does not stumble,
- he does not cry out,
- he does not lose mindfulness,
- he does not have uncollectedness of mind,
- he does not have perceptions of variety (of feelings),
- he does not have equanimity due to lack of observation,
- he does not have a loss of desire,
- he does not have a loss of energy,
- he does not have a loss of mindfulness,
- he does not have a loss of concentration,
- he does not have a loss of wisdom,
- he does not have a loss of liberation,
- he does not have a loss of knowledge and insight into liberation,
- all his bodily deeds are preceded by knowledge, in accordance with knowledge,
- all his verbal deeds are preceded by knowledge, in accordance with knowledge,
- all his mental deeds are preceded by knowledge, in accordance with knowledge,
- he has independent, unobstructed knowledge and insight into the past time,
- he has independent, unobstructed knowledge and insight into the present time.
The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., buddhadharma). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.Source: Buddhism Tourism: Glossary of Buddhist Terms
Buddha doctrine or the teachings of the Buddha.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Buddhadharma (बुद्धधर्म).—[masculine] the law of Buddha.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Buddhadharma (बुद्धधर्म):—[=buddha-dharma] [from buddha > budh] m. B°’s law, [Buddhist literature]
2) [v.s. ...] B°’s marks or peculiarities, [ib.]
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: Buddhadharmasamgha.
Ends with: Sarvabuddhadharma.
Full-text (+26): Ratnatraya, Cetovyadhi, Veṇika, Avalambana, Trivastu, Samdarshaka, Buddhadharmasamgha, Sampraticchana, Mrigaramatriprasada, Ratna, Buddhadhamma, Ratnamala, Vicikitsa, Shrigupta, Agraprajnapti, Prativedha, Ratnatraya-sambhoga, Mangala, Chinese Buddhism, Bharasaha.
Search found 44 books and stories containing Buddhadharma, Buddha-dharma; (plurals include: Buddhadharmas, dharmas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 7 - Why Ānanda is not an arhat < [Chapter VI - The Great Bhikṣu Saṃgha]
Part 3 - Patience in regard to the Buddhadharma < [Chapter XXV - Patience Toward the Dharma]
II. Knowledge of the Pratyekabuddhas < [Part 3 - Outshining the knowledge of all the Śrāvakas and Pratyekabuddhas]