Single word for thought, emotion in Tibetan

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Single word for thought, emotion in Tibetan

Postby sangyey » Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:06 am

My teacher said Tibetan has a single word for thoughts and emotions, etc., and I am wondering if anyone knows what it is? Thank you.
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Re: Single word for thought, emotion in Tibetan

Postby catmoon » Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:07 am

Solwang?
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Re: Single word for thought, emotion in Tibetan

Postby sangyey » Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:44 am

Solwang, maybe that is it. Rembeber it sounding something like thomng, myong or something like that (I think).
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Re: Single word for thought, emotion in Tibetan

Postby catmoon » Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:07 am

Tokpa? Namtok?
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Re: Single word for thought, emotion in Tibetan

Postby sangyey » Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:18 pm

Maybe namtok. What is namtok usually translated as?
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Re: Single word for thought, emotion in Tibetan

Postby Paul » Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:38 pm

sangyey wrote:Maybe namtok. What is namtok usually translated as?


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That spontaneity I was told is the dakini aspect.
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Re: Single word for thought, emotion in Tibetan

Postby tantular » Fri Nov 18, 2011 2:07 pm

probably མྱོང་བ་ (nyongwa), meaning "experience", all mental experiences.
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Re: Single word for thought, emotion in Tibetan

Postby deepbluehum » Sat Nov 19, 2011 2:09 am

Namthok
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