Adinagatra, aka: Adīnagātra, Adina-gatra; 2 Definition(s)

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Adīnagātra (अदीनगात्र) or Adīnagātratā refers to “noble limbs” and represents the twenty-ninth 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., adīna-gātra). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Adīnagātra (अदीनगात्र) refers to “zestful body” and represents the twenty-eighth 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 Adīnagātra is known as ‘sku shum pa med 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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