Sarvastivadin

noun
Sar·vas·ti·va·din | \ sə(r)ˌvästəˈvädᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of Sarvastivadin 

: a member of an early realist school of Buddhism that affirms the existence of all material, mental, or other elements of experience

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History and Etymology for Sarvastivadin

Hindi sarvāstivādin adherent of a school of Buddhism that flourished in northern India in the 5th century b.c., from sarvāstivāda doctrine that everything exists, from sarva entire + asti is + vāda doctrine

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