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There are currently 2 terms in this directory beginning with the letter Ś.
Ś

Śakyamuni
‘The saint of the Sakyas’—in Buddhism [q.v.] one of the names of the historical buddhas [q.v.].

śarīra
'Body’ in Sanskrit, and used for the relics [q.v.] of the Buddha and of monks, but also for small bead-shaped objects that were said to be found among the ashes of spiritual masters and to be evidence of their enlightenment.