Vimalakirti, aka: Vimalakīrti; 2 Definition(s)
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Vimalakīrti (विमलकीर्ति).—A Jain grammarian of the sixteenth century who wrote a short metrical work on the padas of roots, known by the name पदव्यवस्थासूत्रकारिका (padavyavasthāsūtrakārikā).(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
General definition (in Buddhism)
Vimalakīrti is the central figure in the Buddhist Vimalakīrti Nirdeśa Sūtra, which presents him as the ideal Mahayanist lay practitioner and a contemporary of Gautama Buddha (6th to 5th century BCE).
Translator Burton Watson argues that the Vimalakirti Sutra was likely composed in India in approximately 100 CE(Source): WikiPedia: Buddhism
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Appendix 1 - Summary of the ninth chapter of the Vimalakīrtinirdeśa-sūtra < [Chapter XXV - Patience Toward the Dharma]
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