Cakshurvijnana, aka: Cakṣurvijñāna, Cakshur-vijnana; 1 Definition(s)
Cakshurvijnana 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.
The Sanskrit term Cakṣurvijñāna can be transliterated into English as Caksurvijnana or Cakshurvijnana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chakshurvijnana.
General definition (in Buddhism)
Cakṣurvijñāna (चक्षुर्विज्ञान, “eye-consciousness”) or cakṣurvijñānadhātu refers to one of the “eighteen elements” (dhātu) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 25). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., cakṣur-vijñāna). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
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Search found 3 books and stories containing Cakshurvijnana, Cakṣurvijñāna or Cakshur-vijnana. 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)
1. The ātman is not an object of consciousness. < [Part 13 - Non-existence of the donor]
Appendix 1 - The canonical definition of ṛddhividhi-jñāna < [Chapter XLIII - The Pursuit of the Six superknowledges]
Part 2 - Enduring outer and inner sufferings and the afflictions < [Chapter XXV - Patience Toward the Dharma]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)
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