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
(-kaḥ) Name of one of the three collections of Bud'dhistic writings.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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.
Ends with: Bodhisattvasutrapitaka.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Sutrapitaka, Sutra-pitaka, Sūtra-piṭaka, Sūtrapiṭaka; (plurals include: Sutrapitakas, pitakas, piṭakas, Sūtrapiṭakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 99 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 52-55 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 168 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms (by Fa-Hien)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Note (1): The ten knowledges in the Sūtrapitaka < [Part 1 - The eleven knowledges (jñāna, ñāṇa)]
The prediction of Asita (horoscope of the Bodhisattva) < [Part 3 - Possessing a body endowed with the marks]
II. Emptiness in the Hinayānist sects < [Note on emptiness (śūnyatā)]
The Fo-Sho-Hing-Tsan-King (A Life of Buddha) (by Samuel Beal)
Buddhist records of the Western world (Xuanzang) (by Samuel Beal)
Chapter 6 - Country of Kia-shi-mi-lo (Kashmir) < [Book III - Eight Countries]
Chapter 2 - Country of Mo-kie-t’o (Magadha), part 2 < [Book VIII and IX]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)