Gambhirapanilekhata, Gambhīrapāṇilekhatā, Gambhira-pani-lekhata: 2 definitions


Gambhirapanilekhata means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Gambhirapanilekhata in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Gambhīrapāṇilekhatā (गम्भीरपाणिलेखता) or Gambhīrapāṇilekha refers to “deep palms of the hands” and represents the forty-sixth 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 (e.g., gambhīra-pāṇi-lekhatā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gambhirapanilekhata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gambhīrapāṇilekhatā (गम्भीरपाणिलेखता):—[=gambhīra-pāṇi-lekhatā] [from gambhīra > gabha] f. the having deep lines in the hand, ibidem

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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