Anuttarapuja, aka: Anuttarapūjā, Anuttara-puja; 1 Definition(s)


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Anuttarapūjā (अनुत्तरपूजा) or saptavidhānuttarapūjā refers to the “seven supreme offerings” as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 14):

  1. vandanā (worshipping),
  2. pūjanā (honouring),
  3. pāpadeśanā (confessing faults),
  4. anumodanā (rejoicing),
  5. adhyeṣaṇā (requesting instruction),
  6. bodhicittotpāda (the generating of a mind set on Awakening),
  7. pariṇāmanā (developing (that mind)),

The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., anuttara-pūjā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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