Dvisahasramadhyama, Dvisāhasramadhyama, Dvisahasra-madhyama: 1 definition
Dvisahasramadhyama 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Dvisāhasramadhyama (द्विसाहस्रमध्यम) is short for Dvisāhasramadhyamalokadhātu and refers to the dichiliomesocosm type of lokadhātu (world-system).
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Starts with: Dvisahasramadhyamalokadhatu.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Buddhas of the present: Preliminary note (2) < [Part 7 - Seeing, hearing and understanding all the Buddhas of the present]
Act 1.6: Definition of trisāhasramahāsāhasralokadhātu < [Chapter XIV - Emission of rays]
Bodhisattva quality 5: the five superknowledges (pañcābhijña) < [Chapter X - The Qualities of the Bodhisattvas]