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Praj•nā-Pa•ra•mi•ta



Pronunciation: (pruj'nyä-pä-rum'i-tu, pruj'nu-), [key]
n. Buddhism.
1. a series of sutras dealing with the perfection of wisdom: systematized by the Madhyamikas.
2. (
pl.) the 10 perfections of the Bodhisattva.
3. (in Mahayana Buddhism) a female deity, the personification of transcendental wisdom.

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