Ashucisamjna, Aśucisaṃjñā, Ashuci-samjna: 1 definition
Ashucisamjna 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 Aśucisaṃjñā can be transliterated into English as Asucisamjna or Ashucisamjna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Ashuchisamjna.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
VIII. The concepts of death (maraṇa-saṃjñā) and impurity (aśuci-saṃjñā) < [Chapter XXXVII - The Ten Concepts]
VI. Logical order of the ten concepts < [Chapter XXXVII - The Ten Concepts]