Sanskrit term for "Prediction of enlightenment"

John Huntington huntington.2 at OSU.EDU
Tue Mar 29 23:36:12 UTC 2005


we have just learned from an English language source that the gesture
mad by a Buddha or a teacher during a ritual is called the
"prediction of enlightenment." it occurs when the teacher displays
abhaya mudraa with his right hand and holds the hem of his robe with
the left ( mudraa).

Does any one know the Sanskrit for the combined gesture or for the
prediction of enlightenment?

thank you

John C. Huntington, Professor
    (Buddhist Art and Methodologies)
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