Abhinilanetrata, aka: Abhinīlanetratā, Abhinila-netrata; 1 Definition(s)


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Abhinīlanetratā (अभिनीलनेत्रता) or Abhinīlanetra refers to “the eyes are very dark” and represents the thirty-first of the “thirty-two marks of a great man” (lakṣaṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 83). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., abhinīla-netratā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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