Samatakshanti, Samatākṣānti, Samata-kshanti: 1 definition

Introduction

Introduction:

Samatakshanti 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.

The Sanskrit term Samatākṣānti can be transliterated into English as Samataksanti or Samatakshanti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Samatākṣānti (समताक्षान्ति) refers to the “patience of equanimity” according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter XII. The patience of equanimity (samatā-kṣānti) may be held by beings (sattva).

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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