Vajrasattva: 8 definitions
Vajrasattva 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.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) adj. eine diamantene Seele habend [WASSILJEW 188.] —
2) m. Nomen proprium eines Dhyānibuddha [Burnouf 525.] [WILSON, Sel. Works II, 12. 37. 39.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Ends with: Mahavajrasattva.
Full-text (+11): Vajrasattvatmika, Mahavirya, Ghantapani, Samantabhadra, Kancipuram, Vajrasattvamandala, Samcalani, Samtrasani, Yamini, Mohani, Kalacakra, Candika, Mandalacarya, Homacarya, Vajradhara, Shadyoginimantra, Kulata, Locana, Homavidhi, Japa.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Vajrasattva, Vajra-sattva; (plurals include: Vajrasattvas, sattvas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Indian Buddhist Iconography (by Benoytosh Bhattachacharyya)
The gods of northern Buddhism (by Alice Getty)
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)
Chapter 1c - The Zur Geneology (ii): Zur chung shes rab grags pa < [Book 3 - Early translations of Secret Mantra]
Chapter 6 - Accounts of the twenty-for nuns (ma jo) < [Book 12 - Peace-Making Lineages]
Chapter 8 - Later Lineages (iii): The scholar smra ba'i seng ge < [Book 12 - Peace-Making Lineages]
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Chapter XXVIII - Matam Rutra (the Right and Wrong Interpretation) < [Section 3 - Ritual]
Chapter IX - The Tantra-śāstras in China < [Section 1 - Introductory]
Chapter IV - Tantra Śāstra and Veda < [Section 1 - Introductory]
Lord Hayagriva in Sanskrit Literature (by Anindita Adhikari)
The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
Part 4a.4 - The great mandala of the environment and inhabitants < [B. The explanation of meditation practice]
Part 2a - The characteristics of the one to be relied upon < [C. The instruction to rely on these holy ones and abandon what is evil]