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ཐོས་པ། (Wyl. thos pa) n. Pron.: töpa

ཐོས་པ།  ཐོས་པ།  ཐོས་པ།    ༼ཐ་མི་དད་པ་༽
past pres. fut. imp. v.i.
  • Listening/study – 'resting the mind' is accomplished through listening to meditation instructions [Shamatha Meditation] [Stages Accomplished Through the Six Powers]
  • Skt. श्रुतिः, śruti, Pron.: shruti. From Sanskrit: hearing, listening | 'feigning to hear' | the ear, organ or power of hearing | the diagonal of a tetragon or hypothenuse of a triangle | that which is heard or perceived with the ear, sound, noise | an aggregate of sounds (whether forming a word or any part of a word) | rumour, report, news, intelligence, hearsay | a saying, saw, word | that which has been heard or communicated from the beginning, sacred knowledge orally transmitted by the Brāhmans from generation to generation, the Veda | sacred eternal sounds or words as eternally heard by certain holy sages called Ṛishis, and so differing from | or what is only remembered and handed down in writing by human authors | it is properly only applied to the Mantra and Brāhmaṇa portion of the Vedas, although afterwards extended to the Upanishads and other Vedic works including the Darśanas | `' because it is so taught in the Veda, according to a | or Vedic text | twenty-two of these are enumerated, four constituting a major tone, three a minor, and two a semitone | they are said to be personified as nymphs | a name, title | learning, scholarship | prob. | for | N. of a daughter of Atri and wife of Kardama [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW

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