Abhugnakukshi, aka: Abhugnakukṣi, Abhugna-kukshi; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Abhugnakukṣi can be transliterated into English as Abhugnakuksi or Abhugnakukshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Abhugnakukṣi (अभुग्नकुक्षि) or Abhugnakukṣitā refers to “a straight belly” and represents the thirty-seventh of the “eighty secondary characteristics” (anuvyañjana) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 83). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., abhugna-kukṣi). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Abhugnakukṣi (अभुग्नकुक्षि) refers to “not bulging sides of the body” and represents the thirty-fifth of the eighty minor marks of distinction (anuvyañjana) mentioned in the Sukhāvatī and following the order of the Mahāvyutpatti (269-348). In Tibetan, the characteristic called Abhugnakukṣi is known as ‘dku ma rñongs pa’. The Sukhāvatī represents a prayer for rebirth which was composed by Karma chags med, a Karma bka’ brgyud master, who lived in the seventeenth century.

Source: academia.edu: A Prayer for Rebirth in the Sukhāvatī

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