Mastulunga, aka: Mastuluṅga, Mastu-lunga; 2 Definition(s)
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Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Mastuluṅga (मस्तुलुङ्ग, “brain”) (Pali, Matthaluṅga) refers to one of the thirty-substances of the human body according to the Visuddhimagga, as mentioned in an appendix of the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter 32-34. The Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra mentions thirty-six substances [viz., mastuluṅga]; the Sanskrit sources of both the Lesser and the Greater Vehicles, physical substances are 26 in number while the Pāli suttas list thirty-once substances.Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Mastuluṅga (मस्तुलुङ्ग).—the brain.
Derivable forms: mastuluṅgaḥ (मस्तुलुङ्गः), mastuluṅgam (मस्तुलुङ्गम्).
Mastuluṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mastu and luṅga (लुङ्ग). See also (synonyms): mastuluṅgaka.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
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