Vehicle of the Pratyekabuddhas: 1 definition


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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Vehicle of the Pratyekabuddhas:—A technical term in Buddhism corresponding to the Sanskrit pratyekabuddhayāna. It represents the second of the “three vehicles” (triyāna) defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 2). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., pratyekabuddh-yāna: ‘vehicle of the Pratyekabuddhas’). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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