Vishuddhagatrata, Viśuddhagātratā, Vishuddha-gatrata: 2 definitions


Vishuddhagatrata means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Viśuddhagātratā can be transliterated into English as Visuddhagatrata or Vishuddhagatrata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Viśuddhagātratā (विशुद्धगात्रता) or Viśuddhagātra 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-gātratā). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viśuddhagātratā (विशुद्धगात्रता):—[=vi-śuddha-gātra-tā] [from vi-śuddha > vi-śudh] f. the having bright or pure limbs (a minor mark of a Buddha), [Dharmaśarmābhyudaya 84]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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