Vishuddhanetra, aka: Viśuddhanetra, Vishuddha-netra; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

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The Sanskrit term Viśuddhanetra can be transliterated into English as Visuddhanetra or Vishuddhanetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Viśuddhanetra (विशुद्धनेत्र) or Viśuddhanetratā refers to “purified limbs” and represents the twenty-seventh 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-netra). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Viśuddhanetra (विशुद्धनेत्र) refers to “clear eyes” and represents the sixtieth 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 Viśuddhanetra is known as ‘spyan 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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