Buddhakshetra, aka: Buddha-kshetra, Buddhakṣetra; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Buddhakshetra 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.

The Sanskrit term Buddhakṣetra can be transliterated into English as Buddhaksetra or Buddhakshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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That is, Buddhaland. The term is absent from the Hinayana schools. In Mahayana, it is the spiritual realm acquired by one who reaches perfect enlightenment, where he instructs all beings born there, preparing them for enlightenment, e.g. Amitabha in Pure Land of Ultimate Bliss (Western Paradise), Bhaisajya guru (Medicine Master Buddha) in Pure Land of Lapus Lazuli Light (Eastern Paradise).

Source: Buddhist Door: Glossary

Refers to Buddha Land or each place where a celestial Buddha resides.

Source: Buddhism Tourism: Glossary of Buddhist Terms

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