Caramabhavika, Carama-bhavika: 3 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Caramabhavika (चरमभविक).—adj. (Pali carimabhava plus ika), living in one's last existence, destined to be reborn no more: said of Bodhisattvas, Lalitavistara 22.4; 85.11 etc.; Kāraṇḍavvūha 68.23; 75.5; (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 324.7; Gaṇḍavyūha 438.23; (bodhisattvasyaikajātiprati- baddhasya, bound to only one further rebirth) caramabhavi- kasya vā Bodhisattvabhūmi 229.1; without noun, Mahāvyutpatti 7003; of the barber-disciple Upāli, Mahāvastu iii.179.8; said of Rāhula before ordination, Mahāvastu iii.263.11 (note in 13, said of the same, etehi eva skandhehi parinirvāpayitavyaṃ); said of śrāvaka- pratyekabuddha-yānika, Gaṇḍavyūha 141.5; of creatures (sattva) in general, not specifically classified, Divyāvadāna 1.17; 174.1; 177.20; 264.2, 6; 331.5; 423.14; Avadāna-śataka ii.135.8.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caramabhavika (चरमभविक):—[=carama-bhavika] [from carama] mfn. being in the last earthly state, [Buddhist literature]
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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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