The Joyous Meditation Teachings of Lorin Roche


Yantra-Instrument



yantra

yantra [p= 845,2] [L=170248]
col.3.
yantra [p= 845,3] [L=170300]
any instrument for holding or restraining or fastening , a prop , support , barrier RV. &c

Mn. MBh.

esp. a blunt one , such as tweezers , a vice &c , opp. to śastra) Sus3r. Va1gbh.

&c ) MBh. Ka1v. &c (cf. kūpa- , jala- , taila-y° ; ibc. or ifc. often = mechanical , magical)

°trea ind. forcibly , violently) MW.

Katha1s. Pan5car. (cf. RTL. 203) .
(H2) »
(H2) n.
[L=170301]a fetter , band , tie , thong , rein , trace
[L=170302]a surgical instrument (
[L=170303]any instrument or apparatus , mechanical contrivance , engine , machine , implement , appliance (as a bolt or lock on a door , oars or sails in a boat ,
[L=170304]restraint , force (
[L=170305]an amulet , mystical diagram supposed to possess occult powers