mchod phyir thogs

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scarf held while making offerings, image of a deity [JV]

from shoulder to armpit skud pa rgya gram 'ching ba'i tshangs skud [brahmin's thread?] silk garment or square scarf held while making offerings, figure of a deity [IW]

The brahmin's thread wrapped around behind the two shoulders and crossing in front of the chest; sometimes it is also said to be joined to a ring above the heart. See also se ral kha. One of the six signs or phyag rgya drug. DKC