Mahaparinirvana, Mahāparinirvāṇa: 5 definitions
Mahāparinirvāṇa.—(CII 4), the passing away of the Buddha. Note: mahāparinirvāṇa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
Sanskrit dictionary [«previous (M) next»] — Mahaparinirvana in Sanskrit glossary Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary Mahāparinirvāṇa (महापरिनिर्वाण) or Parinirvāṇa or Parinirvāṇa-sūtra or Mahāparinirvāṇa-sūtra.—: Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 156.15.
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Mahāparinirvāṇa (महापरिनिर्वाण).—nt., Mahāvyutpatti 1370; Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 159.12; °ṇa-sūtra, Karmavibhaṅga (and Karmavibhaṅgopadeśa) 158.2; 159.2; name of a work (also Parinirvāṇa-sūtra; = Pali Mahāparinibbāna-sutta, Dīghanikāya (Pali) sūtra 16). See Waldschmidt, NGGW, ph.-h. Kl., Fachgr. III, NF II Nr. 3 (1939); AbhGGW, ph.-h. Kl., 3te Folge, Nr. 29, 30 (1944, 1948); Abh. AW Berlin. ph.-h. Kl., 1949, Nr. 1 (1950).
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