84000 Glossary of Terms

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མེ་ལྷ། | Glossary of Terms

    མེ་ལྷ།

    me lha

    Agni

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Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Agni
  • མེ་ལྷ།
  • me lha
  • Agni

The Indian god of fire.

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Agni
  • མེ་ལྷ།
  • me lha
  • Agni

The Vedic deity of fire. The name can also mean fire, particularly the sacrificial fire.

Translation by Stefan Mang · Peter Woods
  • Agni
  • མེ་ལྷ།
  • me lha
  • agni

The Vedic deity of fire. The name can also mean fire, particularly the sacrificial fire.

Translation by Catherine Dalton
  • Agni
  • མེ་ལྷ།
  • me lha
  • Agni

The fire god.

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Translation by Wiesiek Mical · Anna Zilman · Andreas Doctor
  • Agni
  • མེ་ལྷ།
  • me lha
  • Agni

The god of fire.

  • Agni
  • མེ།
  • མར་མེའི་ལྷ།
  • me
  • mar me’i lha
  • Agni

The god of fire.

Translation by Adam Krug
  • Agni
  • མེ་ལྷ།
  • me lha
  • Agni

One of the eight guardians of the directions, Agni guards the southeast quarter.