Shantideva, Śāntideva, Śāntidevā: 7 definitions
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Shantideva has 6 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Śāntideva and Śāntidevā can be transliterated into English as Santideva or Shantideva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) m. Nomen proprium eines Mannes [TĀRAN. 5. 146. 162. fg. 327.] [WASSILJEW 208. 290. 310. 314. 326.] [Lebensbeschreibung Śākyamuni’s 310 (80).] —
2) f. ā Nomen proprium einer Tochter Devaka's und einer der Gemahlinnen Vasudeva's [Harivaṃśa 1948. 1956. 2026.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 4, 14, 5.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 24, 22. 49.]
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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Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
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