Dvaralakshana, Dvāralakṣaṇa, Dvara-lakshana: 1 definition



Dvaralakshana 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 Dvāralakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Dvaralaksana or Dvaralakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: academia.edu: A Prayer for Rebirth in the Sukhāvatī

Dvāralakṣaṇa (द्वारलक्षण) refers to the “characteristics of entrances (to houses)” and represents the name of a chapter of the Śārdūlakarṇāvadāna. It is found in the corpus of Mahāyāna Buddhist literature known as the Divyāvadāna and preserves a good deal of brahmanic learning related to Jyotiḥśāstra.

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