Dashaparamita, aka: Daśapāramitā, Dasha-paramita; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Dashaparamita 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 Daśapāramitā can be transliterated into English as Dasaparamita or Dashaparamita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Daśapāramitā (दशपारमिता) refers to the “ten perferctions” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 18):

  1. dāna-pāramitā (the perfection of generosity),
  2. śīla-pāramitā (the perfection of virtue),
  3. kṣānti-pāramitā (the perfection of patience),
  4. vīrya-pāramitā (the perfection of energy),
  5. dhyāna-pāramitā (the perfection of meditation),
  6. prajñā-pāramitā (the perfection of wisdom),
  7. upāya-pāramitā (the perfection of skilful means),
  8. praṇidhi-pāramitā (the perfection of aspiration),
  9. bala-pāramitā (the perfection of strength),
  10. jñāna-pāramitā (the perfection of knowledge).

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

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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