Sutrapitaka, aka: Sutra-pitaka, Sūtrapiṭaka; 3 Definition(s)


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Sūtrapiṭaka (सूत्रपिटक).—Name of one of the three collections of Buddhistic writings.

Derivable forms: sūtrapiṭakaḥ (सूत्रपिटकः).

Sūtrapiṭaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sūtra and piṭaka (पिटक).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sūtrapiṭaka (सूत्रपिटक).—(= sūtra) 2), discourse-basket, as n. of part of the canon: bodhisattva-°kād Bbh 156.7; °ka- 8.

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

Sūtrapiṭaka (सूत्रपिटक).—m.

(-kaḥ) Name of one of the three collections of Bud'dhistic writings.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English 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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