dbug or śvāsa

In Tibet, a unit of time = 1/6th of pāṇīpala = 4 seconds. chart symbol The word also means “breath.”

Edward Henning.
Kālacakra and the Tibetan Calendar.
Treasury of the Buddhist Sciences series.
New York: American Institute of Buddhist Studies at Columbia University, and Center for Buddhist Studies and Tibet House US, 2007.

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