Sutrantaka, aka: Sūtrāntaka; 1 Definition(s)


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Sūtrāntaka (सूत्रान्तक) or Sūtrāntika.—adj. -subst. m. (to prec. plus -ka, ika; = Pali suttantika), one versed in the sūtrānta: °tako 'yaṃ sthaviro Divy 397.8; ifc., evam adhīta-catuḥ-°tikaṃ (acc. m.) Mmk 38.13, (one) who has studied these four sūtrānta (viz. the Prajñāpāramitā, Candrapradīpasamādhi, Gaṇḍavyūha, and Suvarṇaprabhāsottamasūtra).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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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