Samjnavedayita, Saṃjñāvedayita, Samjna-vedayita: 1 definition


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

Saṃjñāvedayita (संज्ञावेदयित).—(°-) (also °vedita-)-nirodha, m. (= Pali saññā-vedayitanirodha, the condition of the 8th vimokkha, and of the 9th samāpatti or anupubbavihāra), suppression of consciousness and sensation, an advanced stage of trance: (°vedita°) Mahāvyutpatti 1518, as condition of 8th vimokṣa; the ninth and highest of the anupūrvavihāra- (-samāpatti), q.v.; also abbreviated nirodha(-samā- patti), q.v.; (°vedita°) Abhidharmakośa LaV-P. ii.213, as a samāpatti; (°vedayita-)°dha-samāpattiyo ca spṛhayanti Mahāvastu i.127.5, one of the two reasons because of which Bodhisattvas ṣaṣṭhāyāṃ bhūmau vartamānāḥ saptamā- yāṃ bhūmau vivartanti.This implies that it is an unworthy object of supreme religious ambition.

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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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