Atriptadarshana, Atṛptadarśana, Atripta-darshana: 1 definition


Atriptadarshana 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 Atṛptadarśana can be transliterated into English as Atrptadarsana or Atriptadarshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

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Source: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Atṛptadarśana (अतृप्तदर्शन) refers to “never being satisfied with looking at (something)”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly: “The great vehicle is made with four wheels, namely with the means of attraction, the spokes are well fitted as the roots of good have been transformed with intention, it; [...] it is driven by an autopilot, all Buddhas in ten directions think of it, it is well adorned with a lion’s throne, is praised by all the Gods (Deva), the king of the Gods (Śakra), and the highest God (Brahman), has good visual form that one never be satisfied with looking at (atṛptadarśana), is beautiful to behold, is unbreakable because it is firm as a diamond, [...]”.

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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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