Hamsavikrantagami, Haṃsavikrāntagāmi, Hamsa-vikranta-gami: 3 definitions

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Hamsavikrantagami 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.

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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

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

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.

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