Caturkalpa, Catur-kalpa: 1 definition


Caturkalpa 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturkalpa.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Caturkalpa (चतुर्कल्प) or simply Kalpa refers to the “four aeons” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 87). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., catur-kalpa). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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