Riddhivishayajnana, Ṛddhiviṣayajñāna, Riddhivishaya-jnana: 1 definition
Riddhivishayajnana 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 Ṛddhiviṣayajñāna can be transliterated into English as Rddhivisayajnana or Riddhivishayajnana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
Ṛddhiviṣayajñāna (ऋद्धिविषयज्ञान) or Ṛddhividhijñāna refers to the “knowledge of magical processes” and represents one of the six “superknowledges” (abhijñā), according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter XLIII.—Accordingly, “the Bodhisattva-Mahāsattva who wishes to become established in the six superknowledges [viz., Ṛddhiviṣayajñāna] should practice the perfection of wisdom (prajñāpāramitā)”.
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 on the six superknowledges (abhijñā, abhiññā) < [Chapter XLIII - The Pursuit of the Six superknowledges]
II. Order of the superknowledges < [Part 1 - Becoming established in the six superknowledges]