Catuhshataka, Catuḥśataka, Catur-shataka: 1 definition
Catuhshataka means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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.
The Sanskrit term Catuḥśataka can be transliterated into English as Catuhsataka or Catuhshataka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chatuhshataka.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Catuḥśataka (चतुःशतक) or “the four hundreds” by Āryadeva: As its name indicates, this work consisted of 400 stanzas (kārikā) divided up into 16 chapters of 25 stanzas each. The work exists completely only in Tibetan translation
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 8 - The Catuḥśataka (the four hundreds) by Āryadeva < [Chapter XXXVI - The eight recollections (anusmṛti or anussati)]
Appendix 9 - The first Madhyamika authors (Nāgārjuna, Āryadeva, Rāhulabhadra) < [Chapter XXXVI - The eight recollections (anusmṛti or anussati)]
Introduction to fourth volume < [Introductions]
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 2 - Spa tshab together with his lineage < [Book 6 - The Origin of the Mādhyamika (middle way)]
Chapter 29 - Sonam Gyatso (iii): Ordination and early education < [Book 10 - The Kālacakra]
Chapter 6 - First incarnation series (i): dus gsum mkhyen pa < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Life Story Of Dzongsar Khenpo Kunga Wangchuk < [Introduction Text]
The History of Dzongsar Shedra in East Tibet < [Introduction Text]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)