Gambhirakukshi, Gambhīrakukṣi, Gambhira-kukshi: 1 definition

Introduction

Gambhirakukshi 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 Gambhīrakukṣi can be transliterated into English as Gambhirakuksi or Gambhirakukshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Gambhīrakukṣi (गम्भीरकुक्षि) or Gambhīrakukṣitā refers to “a deep belly” and represents the thirty-first 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., gambhīra-kukṣi). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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