Vighnantaka, aka: Vighnāntaka; 2 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Vighnāntaka (विघ्नान्तक) refers to the fourth of the “ten wrathful ones” (daśakrodha) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 11). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., daśa-krodha and Vighnāntaka). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vighnantaka in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [V] · next »

Vighnāntaka (विघ्नान्तक).—n. of one of the 10 krodha: Dharmas 11; Sādh 137.9 etc. See next.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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