84000 Glossary of Terms

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དཔེ་བྱེད། | Glossary of Terms

  • དཔེ་བྱད་བཟང་པོ།

  • དཔེ་བྱད།
  • དཔེ་བྱེད།
  • dpe byed
  • dpe byad bzang po
  • dpe byad
  • anuvyañjana
  • vyañjana
  • Term
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The eighty secondary physical characteristics of a buddha and of other great beings (mahāpuruṣa), which include such details as the redness of the fingernails and the blackness of the hair. They are considered “minor” in terms of being secondary to the thirty-two major marks or signs of a great being.