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Mātṛkā

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mātṛkā can also refer to Mamowrathful feminine deities forming part of Ekadzati’s entourage.


mātṛkā (摩得勒伽). The Sanskrit word mātṛkā means divine mother. It refers to all the treatises in the Abhidharma-piṭaka, and those in the upadeśa, which is the twelfth of the twelve categories of the Buddha’s teachings.

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