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Mahabodhi, aka: Mahābodhi; 2 Definition(s)


Mahabodhi means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism


Mahābodhi (महाबोधि).—A tīrtha sacred to the Piṭrs.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 33.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

1. Mahabodhi. See Bodhirukkha.

2. Mahabodhi. See Bodhirajakumara.

3. Mahabodhi Thera. He belonged to the Mahavihara, and wrote the Commentaries on the Paramatthavinicchaya and the Saccasankhepa. P.L.C.174.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

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