Samadhibala, Samādhibala, Samadhi-bala: 5 definitions
Samadhibala means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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: Dharma-samgraha
Samādhibala (समाधिबल) or simply Samādhi refers to the “strength of concentration” and represents one of the “five powers” (pañcabala) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 48), itself forming part of the “thirty-seven things on the side of awakening” (bodhipākṣika-dharma). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., samādhi-bala). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Samādhibala (समाधिबल) or simply Samādhi refers to the “strength of concentration” and represents one of the “ten strengths of the Bodhisattvas” (bala) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 75). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., samādhi-bala). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
samādhibala : (nt.) the power of concentration.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Samādhibala refers to: the power of concentration A. I, 94; II, 252; D. III, 213, 253; Dhs. 28.
Note: samādhibala is a Pali compound consisting of the words samādhi and bala.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Samādhibala (समाधिबल):—[=sam-ādhi-bala] [from sam-ādhi > samā-dhā] n. the force of m°, [Dharmasaṃgraha 75]
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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