Sambodhi: 4 definitions
Sambodhi 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Sambodhi, (f.) (saṃ+bodhi1) the same as sambodha, the highest enlightenment D. I, 156; II, 155; Dh. 89=S. V, 29; Sn. 478; S. I, 68, 181; A. II, 14; It. 28, 42, 117; SnA 73. See also sammā°.
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-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Saṃbodhi (संबोधि).—(m. or f.; compare prec. and foll. items; = Pali id.), perfect enlightenment: yāvat parama-°dhi-prāpto (so with mss.) Mahāvastu i.45.1 (prose), until he attained…; tathā- gato…pūrve (em.) °dhim anabhisaṃbuddho Mahāvastu ii.136.14 (prose) and ff., when he had not yet attained…; °dhi-mārga Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 15.6 (verse); °dhi-prāptasya Lalitavistara 35.9 (prose).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+11): Sambodhyanga, Bodhi, Buddha, Abhisambodhi, Sambodhiyanga, Sambodhigamin, Sambodhagga, Sambodhisukha, Shravakabodhi, Sambodhipatta, Trina, Anuttara, Sambodhiparayana, Pranidhana, Sambojjhanga, Bodhimanda, Bodh Gaya, Pacceka, Dauhshilya, Vajrayana.
Search found 22 books and stories containing Sambodhi, Saṃbodhi, Sam-bodhi; (plurals include: Sambodhis, Saṃbodhis, bodhis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 11 - Attaining saṃbodhi on a bed of celestial robes < [Chapter LI - Seeing all the Buddha Fields]
Part 12 - Changing the surrounding ground into diamond < [Chapter LI - Seeing all the Buddha Fields]
II. Thought of immorality (dauḥśīlyacitta) < [Part 4 - Avoiding evil minds]
Vimalakirti Sutra (by Burton Watson)
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 4 - The Buddha’s arrival and the first sermon < [Chapter VII - Sārnāth: The Satellite Religious Centre]
The Buddha (by Piyadassi Thera)
Fundamentals of Vipassana Meditation (by Venerable Mahāsi Sayādaw)
A House on Fire (by Stephen L. Klick)