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