Shuramgama, Śūraṃgama: 2 definitions
Shuramgama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Śūraṃgama can be transliterated into English as Suramgama or Shuramgama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Śūraṃgama (शूरंगम).—(1) name of a samādhi: Lalitavistara 442.8; Laṅkāvatāra-sūtra 374.15; Mahāvyutpatti 812; the first of a list of four, Dharmasaṃgraha 136; the first of much longer lists, Śatasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 483.11; 825.18; 1267.10; 1412.8; 1415.2; Mahāvyutpatti 506 (cited from Prajñāpāramitā); (2) name of a Bodhisattva: Mahāvyutpatti 701.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śūraṃgama (शूरंगम):—[=śūra-ṃ-gama] [from śūra > sūr] m. a [particular] Samādhi, [Buddhist literature]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a Bodhi-sattva, [ib.]
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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Partial matches: Gama.
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Vimalakīrti Sutra (by John R. McRae)
Chapter XXXIII - On Bodhisattva Lion's Roar (a) < [Section Seven]
Chapter XXXVII - On Bodhisattva Lion's Roar (e) < [Section Seven]
Chapter XLI - On Bodhisattva Kasyapa (b) < [Section Nine]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 1 - Description of the vihāras < [Chapter V - Rājagṛha]
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A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)