Divyavadana, Divyāvadāna, Divya-avadana: 5 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Divyāvadāna (दिव्यावदान).—Name of Buddhistic work from Nepal (written in Sanskrit).
Derivable forms: divyāvadānam (दिव्यावदानम्).
Divyāvadāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms divya and avadāna (अवदान).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Divyāvadāna (दिव्यावदान).—(nt.), name of a work: Divyāvadāna 24.8 etc., in colophons.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Divyāvadāna (दिव्यावदान):—[from divya > div] n. ‘d° achievements’, Name of a well-known Buddh. [work] from Nepāl (written in Sanskṛt).
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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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
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