84000 Glossary of Terms

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པ་ཎ། | Glossary of Terms

    པ་ཎ།

    pa Na

    paṇa

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Translation by Ruth Gamble · Tenzin Ringpapontsang
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According to Alexander Cunningham, one paṇa “was a handful of cowrie shells, usually reckoned as 80.” (See Cunningham 1996, p. 1.)