Purushapudgala, Puruṣapudgala, Purusha-pudgala: 1 definition
Purushapudgala 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 Puruṣapudgala can be transliterated into English as Purusapudgala or Purushapudgala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Preliminary note (1): The ten powers and the four fearlessnesses < [Part 2 - The ten powers and the four fearlessnesses according to the Mahāyāna]
A. Sattvaśūnyatā or Pudgalanairātmya < [I. The twofold emptiness in the canonical sūtras]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)