Pratisamkhyanirodha, Pratisamkhya-nirodha, Pratisaṃkhyānirodha: 2 definitions
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Pratisaṃkhyānirodha (प्रतिसंख्यानिरोध) or simply pratisaṃkhyā refers to “observed cessation” and represents the second of the “three unconditioned things” (asaṃskṛta) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 32). It can also be spelled as Pratisaṅkhyānirodha. The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., pratisaṃkhyā-nirodha). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratisaṃkhyānirodha (प्रतिसंख्यानिरोध):—[=prati-saṃkhyā-nirodha] [from prati-saṃkhyā > pratisaṃ-khyā] m. (with, [Buddhist literature]) the conscious annihilation of an object (?), [Dharmasaṃgraha 32] (cf. a-prati-nirodha).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Ends with: Apratisamkhyanirodha.
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