84000 Glossary of Terms

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ཉམས་པའི་མ་ནིང་། | Glossary of Terms

    ཉམས་པའི་མ་ནིང་།

    nyams pa’i ma ning

    āpatpaṇḍaka

  • Term
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Translation by Robert Miller
  • Person with a sexual disability
  • ཉམས་པའི་མ་ནིང་།
  • nyams pa’i ma ning
  • āpatpaṇḍaka

A person whose sexual organs have been disabled by being removed or otherwise. One of the five types of person labeled a paṇḍaka, all of whom are barred from joining the renunciate order.