Truth of the Path: 1 definition

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Truth of the Path 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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General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Truth of the Path:—A technical term in Buddhism corresponding to the Sanskrit nirodhasatya defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 100):

  1. Relating to the path (mārgata),
  2. Relating to method (nyāyata),
  3. Relating to practice (pratipattita),
  4. Relating to leading out (nairyāṇika).

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

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