Smritibala, aka: Smṛtibala, Smriti-bala; 1 Definition(s)
Smritibala 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 Smṛtibala can be transliterated into English as Smrtibala or Smritibala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
General definition (in Buddhism)
Smṛtibala (स्मृतिबल) or simply Smṛti refers to the “strength of mindfulness” and represents one of the “five powers” (pañcabala) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 48), itself forming part of the “thirty-seven things on the side of awakening” (bodhipākṣika-dharma). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., smṛti-bala). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Search found 3 books and stories containing Smritibala, Smṛtibala, Smriti-bala, Smṛti-bala, Smrtibala, Smrti-bala; (plurals include: Smritibalas, Smṛtibalas, balas, Smrtibalas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Abhidharma auxiliaries (B): The elements constituting the thirty-seven auxiliaries < [Part 2 - The auxiliaries according to the Abhidharma]
E.7. The Eight Members of the Path (āryāṣṭāṅgamārga) < [Abhidharma auxiliaries (E): Detailed study of the auxiliaries]
Bodhisattva quality 1: possession of the dhāraṇīs < [Chapter X - The Qualities of the Bodhisattvas]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)