Vipakavarana, Vipākāvaraṇa, Vipaka-avarana: 1 definition
Vipakavarana 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)Source: Wisdom Library: Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra
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.
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
V. Why are there only ten powers? < [Part 1 - General questions]
I. The power of the possible and the impossible (sthānāsthāna-jñānabala) < [Part 2 - The ten powers in particular]
Bodhisattva quality 13: liberated from the action-obstacle < [Chapter X - The Qualities of the Bodhisattvas]