Shurangama, aka: Śūraṅgama, Suraṅgama; 1 Definition(s)
Shurangama 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 Śūraṅgama can be transliterated into English as Surangama or Shurangama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
General definition (in Buddhism)
Śūraṅgama (शूरङ्गम, “heroic march”) refers to one of the “four concentrations” (samādhi) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 136). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., śūraṅgama). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
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The Indian Buddhist Iconography (by Benoytosh Bhattachacharyya)
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms (by Fa-Hien)
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A Blessed Pilgrimage (by Dr. Yutang Lin)
Buddhacarita (by Charles Willemen)