Four Meditations; 1 Definition(s)

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Four Meditations:—A technical term in Buddhism corresponding to the Sanskrit dhyāna defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 72). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., ‘four meditations’). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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