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སྔགས། | Glossary of Terms

    སྔགས།

    sngags

    mantra

  • Term
Publications: 6

A formula of words or syllables that are recited aloud or mentally in order to bring about a magical or soteriological effect or result. The term has been creatively etymologized to mean “that which protects (trā) the mind (man)”.