Mohapatita, Moha-patita: 1 definition

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Mohapatita 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.

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Mohapatita (मोहपतित) refers to “those that depend on delusion” and represents a type of bond (bandhana) according to Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 13. It is part of a classification of three types of bandhana, the other being rāgapatita and dveṣapatita.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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