Samtirana, aka: Saṃtīraṇa; 1 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Buddhism)
Saṃtīraṇa (संतीरण) or Saṃtīraṇavikalpa refers to “discrimination through investigation” and represents one of the “three kinds of discrimination” (vikalpa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 135). It can also be spelled as Santīraṇa. The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., saṃtīraṇa). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
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