84000 Glossary of Terms
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གང་གཱ། | Glossary of Terms
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Translation by Robert Miller
- chu klung skal ldan shing rta
Another name for the river Gaṇgā, mentioned by the teacher Sañjayin in encouraging Śāriputra and Maudgalyāyana to seek out the Buddha who was born on its banks.
Translation by Fumi Yao
- skal ldan shing rta
“Fortunate Chariot,” an epithet of the Ganges.
Translation by Wiesiek Mical
- gang gA
One of the three branches of the river Gaṅgā in its early course.