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ཁ་དོག་ངན་པ། | Glossary of Terms

    ཁ་དོག་ངན་པ།

    kha dog ngan pa

    durvarṇa

  • Term
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Translation by Robert Miller
  • Ill-colored cloth
  • ཁ་དོག་ངན་པ།
  • kha dog ngan pa
  • durvarṇa

An acceptable form of cloth for a monk, as identified in the Four Supports section of the ordination ritual. In this case, a “fitting color” has equal shades of blue, yellow, and saffron while “ill-colored” means exclusively blue, yellow, or saffron.