Tathagatagarbha, Tathāgatagarbha, Tathagata-garbha: 4 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Tathāgatagarbha (तथागतगर्भ):—(ta + garbha) m.
1) Titel eines buddh. Sūtra [WASSILJEW 174. 302.] —
2) Nomen proprium eines Bodhisattva [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 21.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Tathāgatagarbha (तथागतगर्भ):—m. —
1) Titel eines buddh. Sūtra. —
2) Nomen proprium eines Bodhisattva.
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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