Caturaryasatya, Caturāryasatya, Catur-aryasatya: 2 definitions



Caturaryasatya 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturaryasatya.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Caturāryasatya (चतुरार्यसत्य) refers to the “four noble truths” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 21):

  1. duḥkha (suffering),
  2. samudaya (arising),
  3. nirodha (cessation),
  4. mārga (path).

The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., catur-āryasatya). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Cāturāryasatya (चातुरार्यसत्य).—the Four Noble Truths: Mūla-Sarvāstivāda-Vinaya i.54.3; 58.13; etc., replaces the usual catur°, see saṃprative- dhaka.

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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