Vajravidarana, Vajravidāraṇā: 1 definition



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Source: Cambridge Digital Library: Pañcarakṣā, Saptavāra

Vajravidāraṇā (वज्रविदारणा) refers to the second of “seven days” (saptavāra) classified as a dhāraṇī according to a 17th-century Sanskrit manuscript from Nepal .—This collection associates each dhāraṇī with a specific day of the week, a tradition going back to at least the sixteenth century in Nepal.

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