Samadapana, Samādapana: 3 definitions



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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samadapana in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Samādapana, (nt.) instructing, instigating M. III, 132. (Page 684)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samadapana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Samādapana (समादपन).—(Pali id.; = °dāpana, °nā; compare next), incitement to assume, to take on oneself: bodhayi citta-samādapanena (mss. °yanena; ed. prints citta as separate word) Śikṣāsamuccaya 337.2 (verse), by incitement towards thoughts of enlightenment; here °dap° may be m.c.; but, buddhayāna-°dapanāṃ na śṛṇvanti Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 43.8—9 is prose; WT em. to °dāpanāṃ, perhaps rightly, since samādapeti occurs only in verses; compare however prec.

Samādapana can also be spelled as Samādapanā (समादपना).

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Samādāpana (समादापन) or Samādāpanatā.—(n. act. to °dāpayati with ana; see also °dapana, °nā; also written erroneously °dāyana), instigation (of others) to assume, take on them- selves, the goal most often preceding in composition: prāṇātipāta- vairamaṇya (q.v.)-parasattva-°panatvād (so read for °yanatvād) Lalitavistara 429.8; prativirati-°panā Bodhisattvabhūmi 223.18 and ff., also °panatā 20 and ff.; -kuśalacaryā-°pana- Lalitavistara 431.8; sarvasattva-samacitta-°pana- 431.19; parasattva-tathāga- tadarśana-°pana- 432.6; -sattva-°pana- 432.8; pravrajyā- °panā Bodhisattvabhūmi 221.18; buddhajñāna-°panatā sarvasattveṣu Kāśyapa Parivarta 12.2 (instigation towards Buddha-knowledge in reference to all beings, i.e. instigation of them); buddhabimbadar- śana-sattva-°panatayā Śikṣāsamuccaya 309.14—15; tathāgatajñānadar- śana-°pana-hetunimittaṃ sattvānāṃ Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 40.3; without complement, yayā °panayā yena kalyāṇamitrasaṃcoda- nena Gaṇḍavyūha 512.18; °panā Asaṅga (Mahāyāna-sūtrālaṃkāra) xvi.72 (commentary); goal in loc. (compare samādāpayati 2), °na Bodhisattvabhūmi 30.16, see s.v. samātta; (sattvānāṃ…) samyaksaṃbodhau °pana-hetoḥ Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 77.12; arthe °panā Bodhisattvabhūmi 221.11 ff.

Samādāpana can also be spelled as Samādāpanā (समादापना).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Samādāpana (समादापन):—[=sam-ādāpana] [from sam-ādāna > samā-dā] n. excitation, instigation, [Lalita-vistara]

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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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