On soma in the veda

Christopher Fynn cfynn at sahaja.demon.co.uk
Thu Feb 9 21:30:11 EST 1995


The Tibetan "so.ma ra.tsa"  or  "so.ma r'a.dz'a" 
(soma raajaa) is the word commonly used there 
for Indian hemp. 

bod rgya tshig mdzod chen mo (pg 2956) has:
 
SO.MA R'A.DZ'A
(legs) zla ba'i rdul te shing sman gyi rigs
shig /  ro tsha zhing kha/ zhu rjes snyoms/
nus pas srin nad dang/  pags nad/ chu ser
gyi nad bcas sel /

[Syn]
ming gi rnam grang la 'dab bzang dang/ 
b'a gu dz'i/  'bras nag po/  mdze 'joms/
zla ba'i lchug ma/ zla ba'i ri mo/
zla tshe kyi rdul/ lug nag  
su ri pha l'i/ so ma blli ka bcas so/  

-- 
Christopher J Fynn <cfynn at sahaja.demon.co.uk>
 




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