Mahasiddha, Maha-siddha, Mahāsiddha: 7 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Mahāsiddha (महासिद्ध):—[(ma + siddha)] m. ein ganz vollendeter Yogin, ein Heiliger [WILSON, Sel. Works 1, 214.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mahāsiddha (महासिद्ध):—m. ein ganz vollendeter Yogin , ein Heiliger.
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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Search found 9 books and stories containing Mahasiddha, Maha-siddha, Mahā-siddha, Mahāsiddha; (plurals include: Mahasiddhas, siddhas, Mahāsiddhas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 6 - First incarnation series (vi): rang byung rdo rje (Karmapa III) < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
Chapter 19 - The great Siddha Orgyanpa Rinchenpal < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
Chapter 10 - Phagmodru Lineage (v): rin po che grags ye < [Book 8 - The famous Dakpo Kagyü (traditions)]
The Indian Buddhist Iconography (by Benoytosh Bhattachacharyya)
Lakulisha-Pashupata (Philosophy and Practice) (by Geetika Kaw Kher)
A brief insight in Vajrayana Buddhism < [Chapter 2 - Spread and Transition]
Sahajayana and the point of overlap < [Chapter 2 - Spread and Transition]
Kapalikas and Natha Siddhas < [Chapter 2 - Spread and Transition]
The Importance Of Sangha (by Drupon Thinley Ningpo)
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 93 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 40 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Translator’s Introduction < [Introduction Text]
The Way of the White Clouds (by Anāgarika Lāma Govinda)