Samantatabhadra, Samantata-bhadra: 1 definition


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Samantatabhadra (समन्ततभद्र).—used m.c. in the verses of Bhadracarī (42, 50, 55) instead of Samantabhadra, q.v., name of a Bodhisattva. The regular name does not fit the meter of Bhadracarī; this form was, I assume, interpreted as having the adv. samantata(s) as prior member.

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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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