Indriyavastha, Indriyāvasthā, Indriya-avastha: 1 definition
Indriyavastha 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Indriyāvasthā (इन्द्रियावस्था) refers to the “appearances of the senses” one represents one of the eight embryonic stages found in texts such as the Kośa and Bukkho daijiten, according to a footnote in the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter VII).
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
5. The four ‘vilokanas’ and the entry into the womb < [Part 4 - The Bodhisattva in the Abhidharma system]