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གསོལ་བ་དང་བཞིའི་ལས། | Glossary of Terms

    གསོལ་བ་དང་བཞིའི་ལས།

    gsol ba dang bzhi’i las

    jñāpticaturthakarman

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Translation by Robert Miller
  • Act whose fourth member is a motion
  • གསོལ་བ་དང་བཞིའི་ལས།
  • gsol ba dang bzhi’i las
  • jñāpticaturthakarman

A formal act of the saṅgha that requires an initial motion followed by the statement of the proposed act, repeated three times. Such an act is required for several proceedings‍—among other occasions, to fully ordain someone, or to officially threaten an intransigent monk.