Suvibhaktangapratyanga, Suvibhaktāṅgapratyaṅga, Suvibhaktanga-pratyanga: 2 definitions


Suvibhaktangapratyanga 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Suvibhaktangapratyanga in Buddhism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Suvibhaktāṅgapratyaṅga (सुविभक्ताङ्गप्रत्यङ्ग) or Suvibhaktāṅgapratyaṅgatā refers to “well-proportioned minor limbs” and represents the thirty-third 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 (e.g., suvibhaktāṅga-pratyaṅga). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: A Prayer for Rebirth in the Sukhāvatī

Suvibhaktāṅgapratyaṅga (सुविभक्ताङ्गप्रत्यङ्ग) refers to “well-proportioned limbs and their parts” and represents the thirty-first of the eighty minor marks of distinction (anuvyañjana) mentioned in the Sukhāvatī and following the order of the Mahāvyutpatti (269-348). In Tibetan, the characteristic called Suvibhaktāṅgapratyaṅga is known as ‘sku yan lag dang ñing lag shin tu rnam par ’byed pa’. The Sukhāvatī represents a prayer for rebirth which was composed by Karma chags med, a Karma bka’ brgyud master, who lived in the seventeenth century.

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: