Skandhaparinirvana, Skandhaparinirvāṇa, Skandha-parinirvana: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Skandhaparinirvāṇa (स्कन्धपरिनिर्वाण).—the annihilation of the elements of being (with Buddhists).
Derivable forms: skandhaparinirvāṇam (स्कन्धपरिनिर्वाणम्).
Skandhaparinirvāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms skandha and parinirvāṇa (परिनिर्वाण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Skandhaparinirvāṇa (स्कन्धपरिनिर्वाण):—[=skandha-parinirvāṇa] [from skandha] n. complete annihilation of the elements of being (with Buddhists), [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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