Three Liberations; 1 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Buddhism)
Three Liberations:—A technical term in Buddhism corresponding to the Sanskrit vimokṣa defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 73).
- Empty (śūnyata),
- Signless (animitta),
- Desireless (apraṇihita).
The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., ‘three liberations’). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
4. Causes and conditions in the concentrations < [Part 4 - Questions relating to the dhyānas]
VI. Literal commentary on the Vaiśāradyasūtra < [Part 1 - The four fearlessnesses of the Buddha according to the Abhidharma]
Transcendental Dependent Arising (by Bhikkhu Bodhi)