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.
General definition (in Buddhism)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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: 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]
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.
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