Sarvabuddhabhashita, Sarvabuddhabhāṣita, Sarvabuddha-bhashita: 1 definition


Sarvabuddhabhashita means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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.

The Sanskrit term Sarvabuddhabhāṣita can be transliterated into English as Sarvabuddhabhasita or Sarvabuddhabhashita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Sarvabuddhabhāṣita (सर्वबुद्धभाषित) refers to the “words of all Buddhas”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “What then, the son of good family, is memory (dhāraṇī)? [...] (33) knowledge of comforting all living beings; (34) knowledge of teaching the dharma appropriately to each and every one; (35) knowledge of keeping the words of all buddhas (sarvabuddhabhāṣita) by recollection; (36) knowledge of entering into analyzing the syntax of all words and letters; [...]”.

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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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