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The ''''curved knife'''' (Tib. Wyl. ''gri ‘gug'') is a symbolic instrument that symbolizes the severing of the [[four maras|four demons]]. <ref>*bskyed rim gyi zin bris cho ga spyi ’gros ltar bkod pa man ngag kun btus/ kun mkhyen bstan pa’i nyi ma. Quoted in the glossary of ''Deity, Mantra & Wisdom'', Translated by Dharmachakra Translation Committee.</ref>
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The ''''curved knife'''' (Tib.<big>གྲི་གུག།</big>, Wyl. ''gri gug'') is a symbolic instrument that symbolizes the severing of the [[four maras|four demons]]. <ref>*bskyed rim gyi zin bris cho ga spyi ’gros ltar bkod pa man ngag kun btus/ kun mkhyen bstan pa’i nyi ma. Quoted in the glossary of ''Deity, Mantra & Wisdom'', Translated by Dharmachakra Translation Committee.</ref>
  
 
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Curved knife held in the right hand of the dakini, from a tangka of Yeshe Tsogyal

The 'curved knife' (Tib.གྲི་གུག།, Wyl. gri gug) is a symbolic instrument that symbolizes the severing of the four demons. [1]

References

  1. *bskyed rim gyi zin bris cho ga spyi ’gros ltar bkod pa man ngag kun btus/ kun mkhyen bstan pa’i nyi ma. Quoted in the glossary of Deity, Mantra & Wisdom, Translated by Dharmachakra Translation Committee.