Meaning of PARAMITA in English


These are the six virtues, or "perfections," that the bodhisattva perfects during his development. They are: generosity, discipline, patience, energy, meditation ( jhana ) and wisdom ( prajna ). The fifth paramita is meditation, or jhana. It refers to the attainment of the four levels of jhana in which non-duality is experienced. The sixth paramita is that of supreme wisdom (prajna).

Buddhism English glossary.      Английский глоссарий буддизма.