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དཀྱིལ་འཁོར། (Wyl. dkyil 'khor) n. Pron.: kyilkhor

  • Skt. maṇḍala. [Ten topics of tantra]
  • Skt. मण्डलम्, maṇḍala, Pron.: mandala. From Sanskrit: circular, round | rarely | and | a disk (•esp. of the sun or moon) | anything round | but in | also applied to anything triangular | a circle | 'in a circle' | also | globe, orb, ring, circumference, ball, wheel | the path or orbit of a heavenly body | a halo round the sun or moon | a ball for playing | a circular bandage (in surgery) | also | a sort of cutaneous eruption or leprosy with circular spot | a round mole or mark (caused by a finger-nail) on the body | a circular array of troops | a •partic. attitude in shooting | a district, arrondissement, territory, province, country (often at the end of modern names | Coro-mandal coast | a surrounding district or neighbouring state, the circle of a king's near and distant neighbours (with whom he must maintain political and diplomatic relations ; 4 or 6 or 10 or even 12 such neighbouring princes are enumerated) | a multitude, group, band, collection, whole body, society, company | a division or book of the Ṛig-veda | of which there are 10, according to the authorship of the hymns | these are divided into 85 Anuvākas or lessons, and these again into 1017, or with the 11 additional hymns into 1028 Sūktas or hymns | the other more mechanical division, is into Ashṭakas, Adhyāyas and Vargas | a dog | a kind of snake [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW

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