Purvanivasajnana, Pūrvanivāsajñāna, Purvanivasa-jnana: 1 definition
Purvanivasajnana means something in 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pūrvanivāsajñāna (पूर्वनिवासज्ञान):—[=pūrva-nivāsa-jñāna] [from pūrva-nivāsa > pūrva] n. (with Buddhists) knowledge of the past lives of all beings, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
VI. Why the first power includes the other nine < [Part 1 - General questions]
VIII. The knowledge of former abodes (pūrvanivāsa-jñānabala) < [Part 2 - The ten powers in particular]
VI. Where the destruction of the traces is located < [VIII. Destroying the traces of the conflicting emotions]