Natyayatavadana, Nātyāyatavadana, Natyayata-vadana: 1 definition


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Source: A Prayer for Rebirth in the Sukhāvatī

Nātyāyatavadana (नात्यायतवदन) refers to “not too elongated mouth” and represents the forty-sixth 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 Nātyāyatavadana is known as ‘zhal ha cang yang mi ring ba’. 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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