Four Confidences: 1 definition


Four Confidences 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.

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Four Confidences:—A technical term in Buddhism corresponding to the Sanskrit vaiśāradya defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 77). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., ‘four confidences’). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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