Kshantibala, aka: Kṣāntibala, Kshanti-bala; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Kshantibala 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṣāntibala can be transliterated into English as Ksantibala or Kshantibala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[Kshantibala in Buddhism glossaries]

Kṣāntibala (क्षान्तिबल) or simply Kṣānti refers to the “strength of patience” and represents one of the “ten strengths of the Bodhisattvas” (bala) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 75). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., kṣānti-bala). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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