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divyaśrotra (P. dibbasota; T. lha'i rna ba; C. tian'er) is translated as "divine ear," "clairaudience," etc.

Divyaśrotra is identified as:[1][2]

  • one of five types of mundane supernatural powers (abhijñā)

The Buddhist Dictionary provides the following quote for the Pali suttas:

With the divine ear (dibba-sota) he hears sounds both heavenly and human, far and near.[2]


  1. Buswell & Lopez 2014, s.v. divyaśrotra.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nyanatiloka Thera 2019, s.v. abhiññā.