Dharmatabuddha, Dharmatābuddha, Dharmata-buddha: 1 definition



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

Dharmatābuddha (धर्मताबुद्ध).—in Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra a kind of Buddha: Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 56.10; 57.8; 241.7, etc. See Suzuki, Studies, 142 ff., 208 f., where this is related to the dharma-kāya as (later) contrasted with the saṃbhoga- and nirmāṇa- kāya.

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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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