Shrotravijnana, aka: Śrotravijñāna, Shrotra-vijnana; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Shrotravijnana 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 Śrotravijñāna can be transliterated into English as Srotravijnana or Shrotravijnana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

Śrotravijñāna (श्रोत्रविज्ञान, “ear-consciousness”) or śrotravijñānadhātu refers to one of the “eighteen elements” (dhātu) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 25). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., śrotra-vijñāna). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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