Goshringaparvata, aka: Goshringa-parvata, Gośṛṅgaparvata; 1 Definition(s)


Goshringaparvata 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 Gośṛṅgaparvata can be transliterated into English as Gosrngaparvata or Goshringaparvata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

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Gośṛṅgaparvata (गोशृङ्गपर्वत) is the name of a locality in Nepal where stands the Svayambhū-stūpa.—On the Lotus Hill (padmagiri) or Ox Horn Hill (gośṛṅgaparvata) in Nepal, there is also a self-originated great stūpa (eg., svayambhū-stūpa) that is called venerable and sacred. When the guide and king of the sacred teaches Buddha Śikhin appeared in the world during the age when living creatures had a life span of seventy-thousand years, the expanse of reality (dharmadhātu) naturally arose in a crystalline form from the anthers at the heart of a lotus, fashioned of gemstones. [...]

Source: Google Books: The Treasury of Knowledge: Book six, parts one and two
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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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