Buddhajnana, Buddhajñāna: 4 definitions



Buddhajnana means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Buddhajnana (100-180 CE) was the disciple of Haribhadra. He became the Vajracharya of Vikramasila Vihara after the death of Haribhadra. Thus, Haribhadra was the first Vajracharya (head) of Vikramasila Vihara. Prasantamitra, Rahulabhadra, Buddhaguhya and Buddhashanti were the disciples of Buddhajnana.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Buddhajnana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Buddhajñāna (बुद्धज्ञान):—[=buddha-jñāna] [from buddha > budh] n. B°’s knowledge, [ib.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Buddhajñāna (बुद्धज्ञान):—n. Buddha’s Wissen.

context information

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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