Kleshamara, aka: Kleśamāra, Klesha-mara; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

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The Sanskrit term Kleśamāra can be transliterated into English as Klesamara or Kleshamara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Kleśamāra (क्लेशमार) or simply Kleśa refers to “the defilements destroyer” and represents one of the four destroyers” (māra) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 80). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., kleśa-māra). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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