རྣམ་གྲངས་སུ། | Glossary of Terms
rnam grangs su
- rnam grangs su
Used adverbially, this term indicates that a given teaching has been skillfully adapted by the Buddha for the audience and therefore is not to be taken literally or definitively.
- rnam grangs
In the sūtra, paryāya is used to denote (1) an expedient or a trick in the context of illusions produced by a magician; (2) a method, an approach through which one can practice in accordance with a teaching; or (3) a scripture, a teaching regarding a specific aspect.