Vishuddhagatra, aka: Viśuddhagātra, Vishuddha-gatra; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

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The Sanskrit term Viśuddhagātra can be transliterated into English as Visuddhagatra or Vishuddhagatra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Viśuddhagātra (विशुद्धगात्र) or Viśuddhagātratā refers to “purified limbs” and represents the twenty-third of the “eighty secondary characteristics” (anuvyañjana) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 83). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (eg., viśuddha-gātra). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Viśuddhagātra (विशुद्धगात्र) refers to “stainless body” and represents the twenty-third of the eighty minor marks of distinction (anuvyañjana) mentioned in the Sukhāvatī and following the order of the Mahāvyutpatti (269-348). In Tibetan, the characteristic called Viśuddhagātra is known as ‘sku rnam par dag pa’. The Sukhāvatī represents a prayer for rebirth which was composed by Karma chags med, a Karma bka’ brgyud master, who lived in the seventeenth century.

Source: academia.edu: A Prayer for Rebirth in the Sukhāvatī

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