Tiryagupapatti, aka: Tiryag-upapatti; 1 Definition(s)


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Tiryagupapatti (तिर्यगुपपत्ति) refers to “rebirth in the animal kingdom” and represents one of the “eight inopportune births” (akṣaṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 134). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., tiryag-upapatti). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

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