Vibhajyajnana, Vibhajyajñāna, Vibhajya-jnana: 1 definition
Vibhajyajnana 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.
Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)
Vibhajyajñāna (विभज्यज्ञान) or Vibhajyajñānadhāraṇī refers to a type of dharāṇī, according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra chapter X. The person who possesses it knows in detail the qualities of beings, how tall they are or how short they are, how beautiful or how ugly they are.
Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Jnana, Vibhajya.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Bodhisattva quality 1: possession of the dhāraṇīs < [Chapter X - The Qualities of the Bodhisattvas]