Parnabhrishtaka, Parṇabhṛṣṭakā, Parna-bhrishtaka: 1 definition



Parnabhrishtaka 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 Parṇabhṛṣṭakā can be transliterated into English as Parnabhrstaka or Parnabhrishtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Parnabhrishtaka in Tibetan Buddhism glossary
Source: BDK Tripiṭaka: The Susiddhikara-sūtra

Parṇabhṛṣṭakā (पर्णभृष्टका) probably refers to “baked leaves”, as mentioned in Chapter 12 (“offering food”) of the Susiddhikara-sūtra. Accordingly, “when chanting the mantras of female deities, you should offer delicacies such as soup with boiled rice, pulse soup, sweet liquids, and parṇabhṛṣṭakā, [that is,] baked leaves, as well as various fruits: to all female deities you should offer these dishes”.

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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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