Vimuktasena: 2 definitions



Vimuktasena means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Vimuktasena (900-830 BCE) was the nephew of Buddhadasa. According to Indian sources, Vimuktasena was the disciple of Dingnaga.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vimuktasena in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vimuktasena (विमुक्तसेन):—[=vi-mukta-sena] [from vi-mukta > vi-muc] m. Name of a teacher, [Buddhist literature]

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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