Crown-protrusion

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: gtsug-tor

Sanskrit: ushnisha


Other languages

Deutsch: Kronenartige erweiterung
Tiếng Việt: Nhục kế
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