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bka' gtad

Entrustment. Short empowerment ritual, usually for receiving the blessings of the body, speech and mind of the deity. (RY)

entrustment; 1) giving authority. 2) complete power. 3) entrusting. 4) command-entrustment. 5) authorization. [a type of rjes gnang. (RY)

entrusting authorization, entrustment of authorization, entrustment, authorization, transmitting authorization, transmitting entrustment, transmission of authorization, transmission of entrustment, handing over authority, 'entrusting command' (granting the entrustment of authorization to engage in a certain practice, or else the blessings of a Deity; often by a guru/teacher to a student/disciple during a particular ritual) [Erick Tsiknopoulos]