Gathodana, aka: Gāthodāna, Gatha-udana; 1 Definition(s)

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Gāthodāna (गाथोदान, “verse”) refers to an “exalted utterance” and represents one of the “nine (types of) teachings” (sūtra) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 62). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., gāthodāna). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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