Samgitiparyaya, Saṃgītiparyāya, Saṅgītiparyāya, Samgiti-paryaya, Sangiti-paryaya, Sangitiparyaya: 4 definitions


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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Samgitiparyaya in Mahayana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra

Saṃgītiparyāya (संगीतिपर्याय) by Mahākauṣṭhila refers to one of the six parts of the Ṣaṭpādābhidharma which is the Jñānaprasthāna and the six annexed treatises that are its continuation (anucāra) or ‘feet’ (cf. Kośa, I, p. 4, n. 4). There is a list of them in Sanskrit in the Kośavyākhyā, p. 9, and in Tibetan in Buston, I. p. 49 and Taranātha, p. 296. [...] Along with the Jñānaprasthāna, these are the seven treatises of the Sarvāstivādin Abhidharma. [...]

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samgitiparyaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Saṃgītiparyāya (संगीतिपर्याय).—(Pali °pariyāya; compare also Saṃgīta- nipāta), m., name of a work: Mahāvyutpatti 1416; = Tibetan ḥgro, or bgro, baḥi rnam graṅs; read bgro, discuss or the like, see saṃgīti (2), on Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 286.7; Takakusu, JPTS 1904—5, p. 99. Frag- ments of Saṃgīti-sūtra, Hoernle [Manuscript Remains of Buddhist literature found in Eastern Turkestan] 16 ff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Saṃgītiparyāya (संगीतिपर्याय):—[=saṃ-gīti-paryāya] [from saṃ-gīti > saṃ-gai] m. Name of a Buddhist [work]

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Samgitiparyaya in German

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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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