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  • te-vijja

'one endowed with the threefold (higher) knowledge'.

In Brahmanism means 'knower of the 3 Vedas' (tri-vidyā), in Buddhism means one who has realised 3 kinds of knowledge, to wit:

  • remembrance of former rebirths,

  • the divine eye,

  • extinction of all fermentations.

For details, s. abhiññā, 4-6. Cf. Tevijjā Sutta, D. 13 (WHEEL 57/58).


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