Upekshasambodhyanga, Upekṣāsambodhyaṅga, Upeksha-sambodhyanga: 1 definition


Upekshasambodhyanga 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.

The Sanskrit term Upekṣāsambodhyaṅga can be transliterated into English as Upeksasambodhyanga or Upekshasambodhyanga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Upekṣāsambodhyaṅga (उपेक्षासम्बोध्यङ्ग ) or simply Upekṣā refers to “the factor of awakening that is equanimity” and represents one of the “seven factors of awakening” (bodhyaṅga) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 49), itself forming part of the “thirty-seven things on the side of awakening” (bodhipākṣika-dharma). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., upekṣā-sambodhyaṅga). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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