Tilopa, Ṭilopa: 2 definitions
Tilopa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Ṭilopa (टिलोप).—Deletion or elision of the final syllable beginning with a vowel, as prescribed by Panini in certain rules; cf. भस्य टेर्लोपः (bhasya ṭerlopaḥ) VII. 1.88, टेः (ṭeḥ) P. VI, 4.143, 155 नस्तद्धिते (nastaddhite) P. VI. 4.144 and अह्नष्टखोरेव (ahnaṣṭakhoreva) P. VI. 4.145.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: Wisdomlib Libary: Vajrayana
Tilopa is the name of a mahāsiddha, of which eighty-four in total are recognized in Vajrayāna (tantric buddhism). His title is “the great renunciate”. He lived somewhere between the 8th and the 12th century AD.
These mahāsiddhas (e.g., Tilopa) are defined according to the Abhayadatta Sri (possibly Abhayākaragupta) tradition. Its textual origin traces to the 11th century caturāsiti-siddha-pravṛtti, or “the lives of the eighty-four siddhas”, of which only Tibetan translations remains. Tilopa (and other Mahāsiddhas) are the ancient propounders of the textual tradition of tantric or Vajrayana Buddhism.
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
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The Way of the White Clouds (by Anāgarika Lāma Govinda)
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