84000 Glossary of Terms

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ཀ་ཙ་ལིན་དི། | Glossary of Terms

    ཀ་ཙ་ལིན་དི།

    ka tsa lin di

    kācilindika

  • Term
Publications: 2

An epithet for softness, usually applied to cloth, and probably in reference, directly or metaphorically, to the down of the kācilindika bird.

See Lamotte, Etienne. La Concentration de la Marche Héroïque. Bruxelles: Peeters (1975), p. 261, n. 321. The Mahāvyutpatti includes the term using the spelling kācalindika.

Translation by Catherine Dalton · Heidi Koppl · James Gentry · Cortland Dahl · Hilary Herdman · Andreas Doctor
  • Kācilindika
  • ཀ་ཙ་ལིན་དི།
  • ka tsa lin di
  • kācilindika

An epithet for softness, probably in reference, direct or metaphorical, to the down of the kācilindika bird (see Lamotte, Etienne. La Concentration de la Marche Héroïque. Bruxelles: Peeters (1975), p261, n321).

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Kācilindika
  • ཀ་ཙ་ལིན་དི་ཀ
  • ka tsa lin di ka
  • kācilindika
  • kācalindika

An epithet for softness, usually applied to cloth, and probably in reference, directly or metaphorically, to the down of the kācilindika bird. See Lamotte, Etienne. La Concentration de la Marche Héroïque. Bruxelles: Peeters (1975), p. 261, n. 321. The Mahāvyutpatti includes the term using the variant spelling kācalindika.