A round, raised portion of flesh on the top of a Buddha's head, radiant and circling clockwise. One of the thirty-two excellent signs (major marks) of a Buddha's physical body and the most difficult to achieve. It is the result of having visualized one's spiritual mentor on the top of one's head.

Tibetan: གཙུག་ཏོར། gtsug-tor

Sanskrit: uṣṇīṣa

Other languages

Deutsch: Kronenartige Erweiterung
Tiếng Việt: Nhục kế