Adinagatra, aka: Adīnagātra, Adina-gatra; 2 Definition(s)
Adinagatra means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
General definition (in Buddhism)
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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