Sahasrapramardani, aka: Sāhasrapramardanī; 1 Definition(s)

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General definition (in Buddhism)

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Sāhasrapramardanī (साहस्रप्रमर्दनी, “thousands-crusher”) refers to one of the “five protectors” (pañcarakṣā) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 5). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., pañcarakṣā and Sāhasrapramardanī). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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