Citrapakshmata, aka: Citrapakṣmatā; 1 Definition(s)


Citrapakshmata 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 Citrapakṣmatā can be transliterated into English as Citrapaksmata or Citrapakshmata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chitrapakshmata.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Citrapakṣmatā (चित्रपक्ष्मता) or Citrapakṣma refers to “thick eyelashes” and represents the sixty-third of the “eighty secondary characteristics” (anuvyañjana) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 83). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., citrapakṣmatā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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