Samudanayana, Samudānayana: 2 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Samudānayana (समुदानयन).—nt. (to °nayati plus -ana; compare °dānana), acquisition: °nam Mahāvyutpatti 7211 = Tibetan (b)sgrub pa, or sbyar ba; °nāya 7421 (v.l. °dānanāya; Mironov °dānayaṃ) = Tibetan legs par sbyar ba, bsgrub pa, or bsdu (to sdud) pa; (sarva)kuśalamūladharma-°yana- Lalitavistara 181.15; mahāyānaguṇa-°yana- 433.4; on 441.5 see samudānana; sarvabuddhadharma-°yana- Gaṇḍavyūha 467.12.

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

Samudānayana (समुदानयन):—[=sam-udānayana] [from sam-udānaya > samudā-naya] n. bringing near, [Jātakamālā]

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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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