Trishuladharini, Triśūladhāriṇī, Trishula-dharini: 1 definition

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Trishuladharini 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 Triśūladhāriṇī can be transliterated into English as Trisuladharini or Trishuladharini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

[«previous next»] — Trishuladharini in Tibetan Buddhism glossary
Source: OSU Press: Cakrasamvara Samadhi

Triśūladhāriṇī (त्रिशूलधारिणी) (Cf. Triśūladhārin) refers to the “bearer of the trident” [i.e., oṃ namo paraśupāśatriśūlakhaṭvāṅgadhāriṇe hūṃ phaṭ], according to the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi [i.e., Cakrasamvara Meditation] ritual often performed in combination with the Cakrasaṃvara Samādhi, which refers to the primary pūjā and sādhanā practice of Newah Mahāyāna-Vajrayāna Buddhists in Nepal.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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