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ཁྲི་ཤིང། (Wyl. khri shing ) Pron.: tri shing

  • Skt. खट्वाङ्गः, khaṭvāṅga, Pron.: khatvanga. From Sanskrit: 'a club shaped like the foot of a bedstead' | a club or staff with a skull at the top (considered as the weapon of Śiva and carried by ascetics and Yogins) | the back-bone | N. of a plant | wood from a funeral pile | N. of a king of the solar line | and | N. of an attendant in the retinue of Devī [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW