Cakshurvijnana, aka: Cakṣurvijñāna, Cakshur-vijnana; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

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.

In Buddhism

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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