84000 Glossary of Terms

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ཤེད་ལས་སྐྱེས། | Glossary of Terms

  • ཤེད་ཅན།

  • ཤེད་ལས་སྐྱེས་པ།
  • ཤེད་ལས་སྐྱེས།
  • shed las skyes
  • shed las skyes pa
  • shed can
  • manuja
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Manu being the archetypal human, the progenitor of humankind, in the Mahā­bhārata, the Purāṇas, and other Indian texts, “born of Manu” is a synonym of “human being” or humanity in general. Also rendered “son of Manu.”