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དཔག་ཚད། | Glossary of Terms

  • དཔག་ཚད།

  • dpag tshad
  • yojana
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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.