Pashadharini, Pāśadhāriṇī, Pasha-dharini: 1 definition
Pashadharini 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 Pāśadhāriṇī can be transliterated into English as Pasadharini or Pashadharini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)
Pāśadhāriṇī (पाशधारिणी) (Cf. Pāśadhārin) refers to the “bearer of the noose” [i.e., oṃ namo paraśupāśatriśūlakhaṭvāṅgadhāriṇe hūṃ phaṭ], according to the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi [i.e., Cakrasamvara Meditation] 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.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Pasha, Dharini.
Ends with: Mahapashadharini.
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