Shrotravijnanadhatu, aka: Śrotravijñānadhātu, Shrotravijnana-dhatu; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Shrotravijnanadhatu 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 Śrotravijñānadhātu can be transliterated into English as Srotravijnanadhatu or Shrotravijnanadhatu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[Shrotravijnanadhatu in Buddhism glossaries]

Śrotravijñānadhātu (श्रोत्रविज्ञानधातु) or simply śrotravijñāna refers to the “ear-consciousness element” and represents 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., śrotravijñāna-dhātu). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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