mdos

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framework of threads cross formed of two small sticks the ends of which are connected by colored strings, thread-cross exorcism ritual, a tantric ritual involving structures of sticks with colored yarn used to appease mundane spirits, ransom rites to exorcise the danger of death, diseases and disturbances caused by the lha, klu and gnyan, thread cross is erroneous translation; structure that forms the base of the mdos is generally made of wood covered with clay or paste, with four steps leading up to a house with a peaked roof, symbolizing mount Meru and the four continents [JV]

a thread-cross. [a wooden-framed structure crossed with many layers of thread or silk as a device for trapping and exorcising evil forces] [RY]

thread-cross [a wooden-framed structure crossed with many layers of thread or silk as a device for trapping and exorcising evil forces (Gd-mk) (tserig) [IW]

Thread-cross. A tantric ritual involving structures of sticks with colored yarn used to appease mundane spirits [RY]

Thread-cross ceremony [RY]

1) thread-cross [R]; 2) B"n ransom offering [offering-substitute or glud rdzas [things given w] ransom torma]/ divided in two yas stags: to be offered to the deities, mas stags : to be offered to dons and bgegs [IW]

1) thread-cross; 2) B"n ransom offering)/* [IW]