དཔག་ཚད།  Glossary of Terms

དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
 Term
A measure of distance sometimes translated as “league,” but with varying definitions. The Sanskrit term denotes the distance yoked oxen can travel in a day or before needing to be unyoked. From different canonical sources the distance represented varies between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
An Indian measure of distance equal to 16,000 cubits, or about 4.5 miles (7.4 km), or approximately 4000 fathoms (Rangjung Yeshe Dictionary).
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A measure of distance sometimes translated as “league,” but with varying definitions. The Sanskrit term denotes the distance yoked oxen can travel in a day or before needing to be unyoked. From different canonical sources the distance represented varies between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A yojana is eight “earshots” or the distance a cart yoked to two oxen can go in a day.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A standard measure of distance used in ancient India. The Sanskrit literally means “yoking” or “joining.” It is the distance a yoked ox can travel in a day or before needing to be unyoked. Sources calculate the exact distance variably, somewhere between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore, it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A measure of distance, often translated with “league.” The exact value is disputed and varies in different sources from 1 to 40km.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore, it can mean between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A standard measure of distance used in ancient India. The Sanskrit literally means “yoking” or “joining.” It is the distance a yoked ox can travel in a day or before needing to be unyoked. Sources calculate the exact distance variably, somewhere between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
An Indian measure of distance equal to 16,000 cubits, or about 4.5 miles (7.4 km), or approximately 4000 fathoms (Rangjung Yeshe Dictionary).
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
 踰繕那
The longest unit of distance in classical India. The lack of a uniform standard for the smaller units means that there is no precise equivalent, especially as its theoretical length tended to increase over time. Therefore, it can indicate a distance of between four and ten miles.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A measure of distance corresponding to the distance a cart horse can travel without being unyoked. This unit of measurement lacks a uniform standard and can indicate a distance between four and ten miles or six and sixteen kilometers.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A measure of distance corresponding to the distance a cart horse can travel without being unyoked. This unit of measurement lacks a uniform standard and can indicate a distance between four and ten miles or six and sixteen kilometers.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A measure of distance corresponding to the distance a cart horse can travel without being unyoked. This unit of measurement lacks a uniform standard and can indicate a distance between four and ten miles or six and sixteen kilometers.
 yojana
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A measure of distance corresponding to the distance a cart horse can travel without being unyoked. This unit of measurement lacks a uniform standard and can indicate a distance between four and ten miles or six and sixteen kilometers.
 league
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
An ancient measure of distance that has been defined variously, ranging from two to nine miles.
 league
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
 由旬
A unit of distance.
 league
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
An ancient unit of measuring distance, calculated differently in various systems but in the range of four to nine modern miles.
 league
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A measure of distance. The exact distance can vary according to different sources; however, it is generally said to be between six and fourteen kilometers.
 league
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
An ancient unit of measuring distance. Approximately nine miles, although it is calculated differently in various systems.
 league
 དཔག་ཚད།
 dpag tshad
 yojana
A measure of distance. The exact value varies in different sources, though typically it is between 6 and 14 km.