Saptavara, aka: Saptavāra, Sapta-vara; 1 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Buddhism)
Saptavāra (सप्तवार, “seven days”) usually incorporates seven dhāraṇīs:
- Parṇaśavarī or Prajñāpāramitā,
This collection associates each dhāraṇī with a specific day of the week, a tradition going back to at least the sixteenth century in Nepal.Source: Cambridge Digital Library: Pañcarakṣā, Saptavāra
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