Samadhyavarana, Samādhyāvaraṇa, Samadhi-avarana: 1 definition


Samadhyavarana 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.

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[«previous next»] — Samadhyavarana in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Samādhyāvaraṇa (समाध्यावरण) refers to the “six obstacles to concentration” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 118):

  1. kausīdya (indolence),
  2. māna (conceit),
  3. śāṭhya (deceit),
  4. auddhatya (agitation),
  5. anābhoga (lack of effort),
  6. satyābhoga (lack of truth).

The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., samādhi-āvaraṇa). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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