Parishodhanaraja, Pariśodhanarāja, Parishodhana-raja: 1 definition

Introduction:

Parishodhanaraja 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 Pariśodhanarāja can be transliterated into English as Parisodhanaraja or Parishodhanaraja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Parishodhanaraja in Tibetan Buddhism glossary
Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Pariśodhanarāja (परिशोधनराज) refers to the “(unfailing) king of purity”, according to the purification (śodhana) of the Pañcagavya (five cow products) ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.—Accordingly, “Oṃ to the unfailing king of purity [e.g., pariśodhanarāja], Tathāgata, Arhat, enlightened Buddha; In this manner, Oṃ purify purify, purify away, purify away, all around, Wise, wise, morally pure great lotus, Hūṃ Hūṃ Hūṃ Phaṭ Phaṭ Phaṭ Svāhā!”.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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