Implicit suggested meaning

One of the six alternative meanings. When an expression in a root tantra text has two dissimilar meanings, the meaning that is dissimilar to the literal, evident, or face value meaning of the expression. It is the meaning suggested by the literal (explicit suggestive) meaning and to which one is led by that literal meaning.

Tibetan: nges-don

Sanskrit: nitartha

J. Hopkins: Definitive meaning.

Other languages

Русский: Неявный, указанный смысл

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