Pranidhanavashita, aka: Praṇidhānavaśitā, Pranidhana-vashita; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Pranidhanavashita 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 Praṇidhānavaśitā can be transliterated into English as Pranidhanavasita or Pranidhanavashita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[Pranidhanavashita in Buddhism glossaries]

Praṇidhānavaśitā (प्रणिधानवशिता) or simply Praṇidhāna refers to the “mastery of aspiration” and represents one of the “ten masteries of the Bodhisattvas” (vaśitā) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 74). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., praṇidhāna-vaśitā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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