ནམ་མཁའ་ལྡིང་ - Rigpa Wiki

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ནམ་མཁའ་ལྡིང། (Wyl. nam mkha' lding) n. Pron.: namkha ding

  • Skt. garuḍa. [Classes of beings]
  • Skt. गरुडः, garuḍa, Pron.: garuda. From Sanskrit: chief of the feathered race, enemy of the serpent-race | vehicle of Vishṇu | pp. 65 ; 104 ; 288 | son of Kaśyapa and Vinatā | shortly after his birth he frightened the gods by his brilliant lustre | they supposed him to be Agni, and requested his protection | when they discovered that he was Garuḍa, they praised him as the highest being, and called him fire and sun | Aruṇa, the charioteer of the sun or the personified dawn, is said to be the elder | or younger | brother of Garuḍa | Svāhā, the wife of Agni, takes the shape of a female Garuḍī | a building shaped like Garuḍa | N. of a peculiar military array | N. of the attendant of the 16th Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī | N. of the 14th Kalpa period | N. of a son of Kṛishṇa [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW

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