Uttarakurudvipa, Uttarakurudvīpa, Uttarakuru-dvipa: 1 definition


Uttarakurudvipa 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.

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Uttarakurudvīpa (उत्तरकुरुद्वीप) in the north refers to one of the “four continents” (dvīpa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 120). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., uttarakuru-dvīpa). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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