Buddhakshetra, aka: Buddha-kshetra, Buddhakṣetra; 2 Definition(s)
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 (?).
General definition (in Buddhism)
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
Search found 5477 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
Buddha (बुद्ध) is the name of a deity that was once worshipped in ancient Kashmir (Kaśmīra) acc...
Kṣetra (क्षेत्र).—(field, always nt. in Sanskrit, and so khetta in Pali acc. to PTSD), rather o...
Kurukṣetra (कुरुक्षेत्र) is the name of an ancient city, according to the Kathāsaritsāgara, cha...
Kṣetrajña (क्षेत्रज्ञ).—a. 1) knowing places. 2) clever, dexterous; क्षेत्रज्ञवद्भाषसे त्वं हि ...
Siddhakṣetra (सिद्धक्षेत्र).—the abode of sages or Siddhas. Derivable forms: siddhakṣetram (सिद...
Kṣetrajā (क्षेत्रजा) is another name for Śvetakaṇṭakārī, a medicinal plant related to Kaṇṭakārī...
Kṣetrapāla.—(IE 8-3; EI 17; HD), same as Kṣetrapa. Cf. Ep. Ind., Vol. XVII, p. 321. Note: kṣetr...
Pratyekabuddha (प्रत्येकबुद्ध) or Pratyeka-khaḍgin.—; see kha- ḍgin.--- OR --- Pratyekabuddha (...
Ahikṣetra (अहिक्षेत्र) is another name for Ahicchatrā, referred to in the Mahābhārata, Ādiparva...
Kṣetrabhūmi (क्षेत्रभूमि).—f. (-miḥ) Cultivated and. E. kṣetra, and bhūmi land.
Kṣetraphala (क्षेत्रफल).—Area. Note: Kṣetra-phala is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient ...
Buddhānusmṛti (बुद्धानुस्मृति).—quoted Mv i.163.11 (prose) as name of a dharmaparyāya, ‘recolle...
Buddhadhamma, the teachings of the Buddha (buddhadhamma is a Pali term; in Sanskrit it becomes ...
Puṇyakṣetra (पुण्यक्षेत्र).—1) a holy place, place of pilgrimage; अन्यक्षेत्रे कृतं पापं पुण्यक...
Kṣetrastha (क्षेत्रस्थ).—a. residing at a sacred place.Kṣetrastha is a Sanskrit compound consis...
Search found 2 books and stories containing Buddhakshetra, Buddha-kshetra or Buddhakṣetra. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. One single root to be planted in the Field of the Buddhas (buddhakṣetra) < [Part 4 - Planting inexhaustible roots of good]
Part 4 - Assuring the continuity of the Buddha universes < [Chapter XLVII - Praises made by the Buddhas]
Act 10.4: The lotuses thrown by Śākyamuni filled the Buddha universes of the east < [Chapter XV - The Arrival of the Bodhisattvas of the Ten Directions]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)