Gopakshanetra, aka: Gopakṣanetra, Gopaksha-netra; 1 Definition(s)


Gopakshanetra 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 Gopakṣanetra can be transliterated into English as Gopaksanetra or Gopakshanetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Gopakṣanetra (गोपक्षनेत्र) or Gopakṣanetratā refers to “and the eyes have eyelashes like a cow’s” and represents the thirty-second of the “thirty-two marks of a great man” (lakṣaṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 83). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., gopakṣa-netra). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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