Three treasures: 1 definition

Introduction

Introduction:

Three treasures means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Three Treasures:—A technical term in Buddhism corresponding to the Sanskrit triratna defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 1):

  1. Buddha, 
  2. Saṅgha (Saṃgha), 
  3. Dharma.

The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., triratna, ‘three treasures’). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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