Ratnashikharakutagaradharanimdhara, Ratnaśikharakūṭāgāradharaṇiṃdharā: 1 definition
Ratnashikharakutagaradharanimdhara 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 Ratnaśikharakūṭāgāradharaṇiṃdharā can be transliterated into English as Ratnasikharakutagaradharanimdhara or Ratnashikharakutagaradharanimdhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism
Ratnaśikharakūṭāgāradharaṇiṃdharā (रत्नशिखरकूटागारधरणिंधरा) is the name of a Dhāraṇī Goddesses mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Ratnaśikharakūṭāgāradharaṇiṃdharā).
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.
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