Four Meditations: 1 definition
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
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.
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The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
Chapter XVII - Rāhula in a former life < [Volume III]
Chapter XXXIV - The story of Śarabhaṅga < [Volume III]
Chapter XXVIII-a - Plagues of former days < [Volume I]
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Vimalakirti Sutra (by Burton Watson)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)