Apramanabuddhakshetra, aka: Apramāṇabuddhakṣetra, Apramana-buddhakshetra; 1 Definition(s)

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Apramanabuddhakshetra 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.

The Sanskrit term Apramāṇabuddhakṣetra can be transliterated into English as Apramanabuddhaksetra or Apramanabuddhakshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Apramāṇabuddhakṣetra (अप्रमाणबुद्धक्षेत्र) refers to “countless buddha-fields” according to the Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 13.—The seeing and taking possession of such fields represents a quality of the Bodhisattva accompanying the Buddha at Rājagṛha on the Gṛdhrakūṭaparvata. The countless buddha-fields (apramāṇa-buddhakṣetra) are the buddha-fields of the ten directions. Seeing the wondrous infinities (apramāṇavyūha) of the buddha-fields (buddhakṣetra), these Bodhisattvas formed all kinds of aspirations (praṇidhāna).

(Source): Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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