Dhyanavimokshasamadhisamapatti, Dhyānavimokṣasamādhisamāpatti, Dhyanavimoksha-samadhisamapatti: 2 definitions


Dhyanavimokshasamadhisamapatti 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 Dhyānavimokṣasamādhisamāpatti can be transliterated into English as Dhyanavimoksasamadhisamapatti or Dhyanavimokshasamadhisamapatti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Dhyānavimokṣasamādhisamāpatti (ध्यानविमोक्षसमाधिसमापत्ति) or Dhyānavimokṣasamādhisamāpattijñānabala refers to one of the “ten powers” (daśabala) of the Bodhisattva, according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 39. Accordingly, “by the power of the knowledge of the dhyānas, vimokṣas, samādhis and samāpattis, he distinguishes and evaluates those who are attached to the flavors of trance (rasarakta) and those who are not attached to them”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Dhyānavimokṣasamādhisamāpatti (ध्यानविमोक्षसमाधिसमापत्ति) or Dhyānavimokṣasamādhisamāpattijñānabala refers to the “strength of knowing the absorptions, liberations, concentrations, attainments” and represents on of the ten Jñānabalas (“strength of knowledge”), as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 76). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., dhyānavimokṣa-samādhisamāpatti). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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