Ekamsam, Ekāṃsam: 1 definition
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Ekāṃsam (एकांसम्).—(= Pali ekaṃsaṃ), adv., only in phrase °sam uttarāsaṅgaṃ (°gāni, mss. Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 100.4) karoti (usually in ger. kṛtvā), put(ting) the upper robe over one shoulder: Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 100.4; Mahāvastu i.98.1; et passim. Cf. next.
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)
The Maraṇasmṛti-sūtra < [Part 2 - The Eight Recollections according to the Abhidharma]
Bodhisattva quality 27: excelled in inviting innumerable Buddhas < [Chapter XIII - The Buddha-fields]
Appendix 10 - The vows and actions of bhikṣu Nanda in previous lives < [Chapter VIII - The Bodhisattvas]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Buddhist Monastic Discipline (by Jotiya Dhirasekera)