84000 Glossary of Terms

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རྩྭ་མི། | Glossary of Terms

    རྩྭ་མི།

    rtswa mi

    Cañcā

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Publications: 2
Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Cañcā
  • རྩྭ་མི།
  • rtswa mi
  • Cañcā

A female mendicant who falsely accuses the Buddha.

Translation by Andreas Doctor · Zachary Beer · Thomas Doctor
  • Cañcā
  • ཙནཙ།
  • tsan tsa
  • Cañcā

Edgerton identifies Cañcā as the name of a brahmin girl who appears in Buddhist sūtras such as the Laṇkāvatāra (BHSD, p. 222).