Dhyananga, Dhyānāṅga: 1 definition
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Dhyānāṅga (ध्यानाङ्ग).—(nt.; = Pali jhānaṅga, nt., misdefined [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary]), factor in dhyāna: °ga-vibhajanārthaṃ Lalitavistara 251.2 (compare vibhajana). No specification here; in Pali, Vism. i.190.2, refers to vitakko (vitarka), vicāro, pīti (prīti), sukhaṃ, ekaggatā (ekāgratā).
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
VII. The knowledge of the way leading to the various destinies < [Part 2 - The ten powers in particular]
II. The four trances (dhyāna) according to the Mahāyāna < [Class 2: The four trances]