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ཡང་དག | Glossary of Terms


    yang dag


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Translation by Catherine Dalton · Andreas Doctor · Ryan Damron · Wiesiek Mical
  • Samprajñāna
  • ཡང་དག
  • yang dag
  • Samprajñāna

A yakṣa in this tantra. Although yang dag is normally translated as “Viśuddha,” we have rendered it here as “Samprajñāna” since this is the Sanskrit rendering of this particular yakṣa’s name in the list of name mantras at 2.14.