Shucigatrata, aka: Śucigātratā, Shuci-gatrata; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Shucigatrata 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 Śucigātratā can be transliterated into English as Sucigatrata or Shucigatrata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shuchigatrata.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Śucigātratā (शुचिगात्रता) or Śucigātra refers to “pure limbs” and represents the twenty-first of the “eighty secondary characteristics” (anuvyañjana) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 83). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., śuci-gātratā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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