Sthanasthanajnanabala, Sthānāsthānajñānabala, Sthanasthana-jnanabala: 2 definitions
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Sthānāsthānajñānabala (स्थानास्थानज्ञानबल) or Sthānāsthāna refers to the “strength of knowing the possible and impossible” and represents on of the ten Jñānabalas (“strength of knowledge”), as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 76). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., sthānāsthāna-jñānabala). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sthānāsthānajñānabala (स्थानास्थानज्ञानबल):—[=sthānāsthāna-jñāna-bala] [from sthāna > sthā] n. the power of the knowledge if what is proper and what is improper, [Buddhist literature]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. The power of the possible and the impossible (sthānāsthāna-jñānabala) < [Part 2 - The ten powers in particular]
Note (2): Lists of Jñānabalas < [Chapter XXXIX - The Ten Powers of the Buddha according to the Abhidharma]
V. Why are there only ten powers? < [Part 1 - General questions]