Ragavyadhi, aka: Rāgavyādhi, Raga-vyadhi; 1 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Rāgavyādhi (रागव्याधि) refers to the sickness of attachment.

Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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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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