Vishamagandha, Viṣamagandha, Vishama-gandha: 1 definition


Vishamagandha 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 Viṣamagandha can be transliterated into English as Visamagandha or Vishamagandha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Viṣamagandha (विषमगन्ध, “mixed smell”) refers one to the “four smells” (gandha) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 37). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., viṣamagandha). The work is attributed to Nagarjuna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

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