Hamsavikrantagami, aka: Haṃsavikrāntagāmi, Hamsa-vikranta-gami; 3 Definition(s)

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Haṃsavikrāntagāmi (हंसविक्रान्तगामि) or Haṃsavikrāntagāmitā refers to “a gait like that of a goose” and represents the thirteenth 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., haṃsa-vikrānta-gāmi). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Haṃsavikrāntagāmi (हंसविक्रान्तगामि) or Haṃsavikrāntagāmitā refers to “a gait like that of a goose” and represents the thirteenth 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., haṃsa-vikrānta-gāmi). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Haṃsavikrāntagāmī (हंसविक्रान्तगामी) refers to “gait of a swan” and represents the thirteenth of the eighty minor marks of distinction (anuvyañjana) mentioned in the Sukhāvatī and following the order of the Mahāvyutpatti (269-348). In Tibetan, the characteristic called Haṃsavikrāntagāmī is known as ‘nang pa’i stabs su gshegs pa’. The Sukhāvatī represents a prayer for rebirth which was composed by Karma chags med, a Karma bka’ brgyud master, who lived in the seventeenth century.

Source: academia.edu: A Prayer for Rebirth in the Sukhāvatī

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