Snigdhapanilekhata, aka: Snigdhapāṇilekhatā, Snigdha-pani-lekhata; 1 Definition(s)

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General definition (in Buddhism)

[Snigdhapanilekhata in Buddhism glossaries]

Snigdhapāṇilekhatā (स्निग्धपाणिलेखता) or Snigdhapāṇilekha refers to “glossy palms of the hands” and represents the forty-fifth 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., snigdha-pāṇi-lekhatā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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