Avatamsaka, Avaṭaṃsaka, Avataṃsaka: 10 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Avataṃsaka (अवतंसक):—(von avataṃsa) dass.: puṣpāvataṃsakaiḥ [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 17, 13.] kṛtāpīḍāvataṃsakau bhāryāpatī [2, 96, 31.] prāsādāṭṭāvataṃsakā (laṅkā) [3, 53, 36.] koṣṭhāgārāvataṃsakām (laṅkām) [5, 10, 1.] prabhāpallavitenāsau karoti maṇinā khagaḥ . aśokastavakeneva diṅnukhasyāvataṃsakam .. [Vikramorvaśī 141.]
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Avataṃsaka (अवतंसक):—m. [Halāyudha 2, 399.] Titel einer buddhistischen Schrift [WASSILJEW 119. 130. 157. 201. 204. 222. 327.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Avataṃsaka (अवतंसक):—m. n. —
1) = avataṃsa 1). Am Ende eines adj. Comp. f. ā. —
2) Titel einer buddh. Schrift.
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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Partial matches: Ava.
Ends with: Arunottaravatamsaka, Bhadrottaravatamsaka, Buddhavatamsaka, Campakavatamsaka, Candravatamsaka, Candrottaravatamsaka, Indrottaravatamsaka, Kamottaravatamsaka, Koshthagaravatamsaka, Krishtayuttaravatamsaka, Kusumavatamsaka, Mahendrottaravatamsaka, Narendrottaravatamsaka, Pakshmottaravatamsaka, Prasadavatamsaka, Suryottaravatamsaka, Vajrottaravatamsaka, Virottaravatamsaka.
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Dhyana in the Buddhist Literature (by Truong Thi Thuy La)
3.2 (c): The Dhyāna in the Avataṃsaka-sūtra (Hua-Yen) < [Chapter 3 - The Dhyāna in Mahāyāna Literature]
1.4: Organisation of the Present Work < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
3.1 (a): The History of Mahāyāna Buddhism < [Chapter 3 - The Dhyāna in Mahāyāna Literature]
Guide to Tipitaka (by U Ko Lay)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Note (2). The ten Bodhisattva grounds or abodes < [Chapter XX - (2nd series): Setting out on the Mahāyāna]
Appendix 7 - The seals of the Dharma (dharmamudrā, dharma-mudrā) < [Chapter XXXVI - The eight recollections (anusmṛti or anussati)]
I. Range of voice of the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas < [Part 3 - Speaking to innumerable universes by means of a single sound]
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 2c.5 - The wisdom of the noble ones that is attained < [B. The gradation of powers of those who meditate into high, middle, and low]
Part 4 - Mind is essenceless < [B. The view that realizes suchness]
A. The teaching of the establishment of the kayas and wisdoms, by completing the path < [Chapter XIII - The Fruition, the Great Self-existence]