Pralambabahuta, Pralambabāhutā, Pralamba-bahuta: 2 definitions


Pralambabahuta means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Pralambabāhutā (प्रलम्बबाहुता) or Pralambabāhu refers to “arms that hang low” and represents the twelfth of the “thirty-two marks of a great man” (lakṣaṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 83). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., pralamba-bāhutā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (P) next»] — Pralambabahuta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pralambabāhutā (प्रलम्बबाहुता):—[=pralamba-bāhu-tā] [from pralamba-bāhu > pralamba > pra-lamb] f., one of the 32 signs of perfection, [Dharmasaṃgraha 83]

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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