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Prajnā-Paramita

[pruhj-nyah-pah-ruhm-i-tuh, pruhj-nuh-]
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noun Buddhism.
  1. a series of sutras dealing with the perfection of wisdom: systematized by the Madhyamikas.
  2. (plural) the 10 perfections of the Bodhisattva.
  3. (in Mahayana Buddhism) a female deity, the personification of transcendental wisdom.
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Historical Examples

  • Students of the mahayana present offerings to the Prajna-paramita, to Manjusri, and to Kwan-she-yin.

    Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms

    Fa-Hsien


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