Ayatapadaparshni, Āyatapādapārṣṇi, Ayata-pada-parshni: 1 definition


Ayatapadaparshni 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 Āyatapādapārṣṇi can be transliterated into English as Ayatapadaparsni or Ayatapadaparshni, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: academia.edu: A Prayer for Rebirth in the Sukhāvatī

Āyatapādapārṣṇi (आयतपादपार्ष्णि) refers to “projecting heels” and represents the thirty-first of the thirty-two major marks of distinction (lakṣaṇa) mentioned in the Sukhāvatī and following the order, but not always the exact wording, of the Mahāvyutpatti (236-67). In Tibetan, the characteristic called Āyatapādapārṣṇi is known as ‘zhabs kyi mthil rting pa yangs 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.

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