Vritaloka, Vṛtāloka, Vrita-aloka: 1 definition


Vritaloka 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 Vṛtāloka can be transliterated into English as Vrtaloka or Vritaloka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Vṛtāloka (वृतालोक) refers to the “concentration on enclosed light” and represents one of the “four concentrations” (samādhi) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 101). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., vṛta-āloka). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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