Saharanpur: 1 definition
Saharanpur 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: Buddhism
Saharanpur refers to one of the places visited by Dharmapāla during his tour of North India. It is also known as Sahāranapura. Anāgārika Dharmapāla (born 1864) was a Ceylonese Buddhist who travelled across India and beyond, spreading Buddhism. According to Bhikkhu Sangharakshita in his Biographical Sketc, “he travelled as a pilgrim, not caring at all for comforts, mixing with the sanyasins, ascetics, Hindu pilgrims, and with passengers of the third and intermediate classes, eating at times the poorest food, sleeping at times in places where the poor sleep and gaining an insight into the characteristics of the poor classes, who are suffering from intense ignorance, superstition and poverty”.
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Anāgārika Dharmapāla (by Bhikkhu Sangharakshita)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 37 - Instruction of Vyāsa in the context of Siva’s incarnation as Kirāta < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)