Explicit suggestive meaning

One of the six alternative meanings. When an expression in a root tantra text has two dissimilar meanings, the literal, evident, or face value meaning of the expression. It suggests or leads one on to the second meaning (the implicit suggested meaning), which is dissimilar to what is actually said on face value.

Tibetan: drang-don

Sanskrit: neyartha

J. Hopkins: Interpretable meaning{bj 27.6}; interpretable object{n}; requiring interpretation; interpretable; meaning requiring interpretation.

Other languages

Русский: Явный, указывающий смысл
Tiếng Việt: Liễu nghĩa

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