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[[Ü]] ([[dbus]]) - 1) center, middle, midst, amidst, core, central. 2) Central Tibet, a district in Tibet; ''Ü'' One of the two central provinces of Tibet, the other being [[Tsang]]. ([[gtsang]]). [RY]
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From ''[[The Light of Wisdom]]'', vol. 1, pg. 239, Note 134: For details of places [[Ngari]] ([[stod mnga' ri]]) and [[Dokham]] ([[mdo khams]]):  [[Mount Tisey]] surrounded by snow mountains, [[Gugey]] surrounded by slate mountains, and [[Purang]] surrounded by water are the [[Three Districts of Ngari]] in Upper Tibet, which were formed in the manner of a pond.  [[Lharu]] and [[Geru]] in [[Tsang]] ([[gtsang]]) and [[Yeru]] and [[Yönru]] ([[g.yon ru]]) in Central Tibet are the [[Four districts of Ü and Tsang]] in the middle, which were formed in the manner of an irrgation channel.  The [[Six Ridges]] are [[Zalmo Ridge]], [[Tsawa Ridge]], [[Markham Ridge]], [[Menyag-rab Ridge]], [[Pobor Ridge]], and [[Mardza Ridge]].  The [[Four Rivers]] are [[Manchu]], [[Dzachu]], [[Drichu]], and [[Ngulchu]].  These are the [[Six Ridges and Four Rivers]] of Lower [[Dokham]], which were formed in the manner of a plough furrow.  Thus it has been told.
 
 
 
It is also said that the [[Three Districts of Ngari]] in Upper Tibet in the manner of a warrior's battle axe, the [[Four Districts of Ü and Tsang]] in the middle were formed in the manner of a precious gold belt, and the [[Six Ridges and Four Rivers]] of Lower [[Dokham]] were formed in the manner of a beautiful lining of plush silk. ([[JOKYAB]])
 
 
 
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