White goddess: 1 definition
White goddess 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.
General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
White Goddess refers to Pāṇḍurā:—A technical term in Buddhism representing one of the “Four Goddesses” (caturdevī) defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 3). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., Pāṇḍurā, “white goddess”). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
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The Brihaddharma Purana (abridged) (by Syama Charan Banerji)
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 2a - Niguma: Siddha khyung po rnal 'byor’s biography < [Book 9 - Kodrakpa and Niguma]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)