Dagam

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Dagam (Wyl. zla gam) is a cape worn in practice assemblies. Literally the Tibetan dagam means 'half-moon', and is the a reference to the fact the cape forms a half-circle shape when worn. It is one of the robes of Guru Rinpoche, and as such wearing it, together with the Lotus hat both unique to Guru Rinpoche, at key points of group practice, such as invocation of the wisdom deities helps us assuming being Guru Rinpoche.