Drishtiparamarsha, Dṛṣṭiparāmarśa, Drishti-paramarsha: 3 definitions


Drishtiparamarsha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Dṛṣṭiparāmarśa can be transliterated into English as Drstiparamarsa or Drishtiparamarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Drishtiparamarsha in Mahayana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Dṛṣṭiparāmarśa (दृष्टिपरामर्श) refers to the “holding wrong views in high esteem” and represents a type of dṛṣṭi (wrong view) according to Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 13. It is part of a classification of five types of dṛṣṭi.

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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)

[«previous next»] — Drishtiparamarsha in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Dṛṣṭiparāmarśa (दृष्टिपरामर्श) refers to “grasping at view” and represents one of the “five views” (dṛṣṭi) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 68). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., dṛṣṭi-parāmarśa). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Drishtiparamarsha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Dṛṣṭiparāmarśa (दृष्टिपरामर्श).—m. (= Pali diṭṭhi-parāmāsa), lit. clinging, attachment (see parāmṛśati) to heresy, as one of the five dṛṣṭi: Dharmasaṃgraha 68; Mahāvyutpatti 1958; paraphrased [Page270-a+ 71] Abhidharmakośa LaV-P. v.15, 18 as hīnocca-d°, regarding as high what is low (evil).

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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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