From Rigpa Wiki
Revision as of 16:11, 13 March 2011 by Domschl (talk | contribs) (1 revision: Dictionary-category added.)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

ཀ་རྟེན། (Wyl. ka rten ) Pron.: ka ten

  • Skt. कुम्भकः, kumbhaka, Pron.: kumbhaka. From Sanskrit: a pot | a measure (of grain) | the prominence on the upper part of an elephant's forehead | stopping the breath by shutting the mouth and closing the nostrils with the fingers of the right hand (a religious exercise) | the base of a column | N. of an attendant of Skanda [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW