Upayaparamita, aka: Upāyapāramitā, Upaya-paramita; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

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General definition (in Buddhism)

[Upayaparamita in Buddhism glossaries]

Upāyapāramitā (उपायपारमिता) or simply upāya refers to the “perfection of skilful means” and represents the seventh of the “ten perferctions” (daśapāramitā) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 18). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., daśa-pāramitā and upāya-pāramitā). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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