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...are the present day term for what is called a "wheel" in the Tibetan. A "wheel" as a weapon, being a disc, its rim composed of sharp spikes. It is hurled at an enemy. It is said that [[Songtsen Gampo]] had such weapons but of immense size. He banned their use due to the extensive destruction they caused. This "weapon-wheel" or "[[death-star]]" plays a prominent part in the [[sadhana]]s of many [[Wrathful Deities]] and [[Protectors]], often forming a dais upon which they are situated, or even being their palace. [[Peter Roberts]]
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