[ pah-ruhm-i-tuh ]
/ pɑˈrʌm ɪ tə /
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any of the practices prescribed for one aspiring to nirvana.
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Origin of paramita
<Sanskrit and Pali pāramitā perfection
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Example sentences from the Web for paramita
Students of the mahayana present offerings to the Prajna-paramita, to Manjusri, and to Kwan-she-yin.Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms|Fa-Hsien