Cakshurvijnanadhatu, aka: Cakṣurvijñānadhātu, Cakshurvijnana-dhatu; 1 Definition(s)


Cakshurvijnanadhatu 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 Cakṣurvijñānadhātu can be transliterated into English as Caksurvijnanadhatu or Cakshurvijnanadhatu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakshurvijnanadhatu.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Cakṣurvijñānadhātu (चक्षुर्विज्ञानधातु) or simply cakṣurvijñāna refers to the “eye-consciousness element” and represents 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., cakṣurvijñāna-dhātu). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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