Ayatapanilekhata, Āyatapāṇilekhatā, Ayata-pani-lekhata: 2 definitions


Ayatapanilekhata means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[«previous (A) next»] — Ayatapanilekhata in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Āyatapāṇilekhatā (आयतपाणिलेखता) or Āyatapāṇilekha refers to “long palms of the hands” and represents the forty-seventh of the “eighty secondary characteristics” (anuvyañjana) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 83). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., āyata-pāṇi-lekhatā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (A) next»] — Ayatapanilekhata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āyatapāṇilekhatā (आयतपाणिलेखता):—[=ā-yata-pāṇi-lekhatā] [from ā-yata > ā-yam] f. having long lines on the hand (one of the 80 minor marks of a Buddha), [Dharmasaṃgraha 84]

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

Discover the meaning of ayatapanilekhata in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: