Kushalamatsarya, Kuśalamātsarya, Kushala-matsarya: 1 definition



Kushalamatsarya 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 Kuśalamātsarya can be transliterated into English as Kusalamatsarya or Kushalamatsarya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Kuśalamātsarya (कुशलमात्सर्य) or simply Kuśala refers to the “selfishness regarding wholesomeness” and represents one of the “five selfishnesses” (mātsarya) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 78). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., kuśala-mātsarya). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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