Meghagarjighoshata, aka: Meghagarjighoṣatā, Megha-garji-ghoshata; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Meghagarjighoshata 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 Meghagarjighoṣatā can be transliterated into English as Meghagarjighosata or Meghagarjighoshata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Meghagarjighoṣatā (मेघगर्जिघोषता) or Meghagarjighoṣa refers to “a voice that sounds like thunder” and represents the fifty-third 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., megha-garji-ghoṣatā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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