Lokottaraskandha, Lokottara-skandha: 1 definition
Lokottaraskandha 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.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Lokottaraskandha (लोकोत्तरस्कन्ध) refers to the “five super-mundane components” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 23):
- śīla (virtue),
- samādhi (concentration),
- prajñā (wisdom),
- vimukti (freedom),
- vimuktijñānadarśana (knowledge and insight into freedom).
The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., lokottara-skandha). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D. Lokottaraskandha is also known by the name Anāsravaskandha, Dharmaskandha and Aśaikṣaskandha.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
E.3. The Four Bases of Magical Power (ṛddhipāda) < [Abhidharma auxiliaries (E): Detailed study of the auxiliaries]
I. Knowledge of the paths < [VI. Acquiring the knowledges of the paths and the aspects of the paths]
I. The four trances (dhyāna) according to the Abhidharma < [Class 2: The four trances]