Three Roots of Unwholesomeness; 1 Definition(s)

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Three Roots of Unwholesomeness:—A technical term in Buddhism corresponding to the Sanskrit akuśalamūla defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 137). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., ‘three roots of unwholesomeness’). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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