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  • Ethical narratives (gleng-bzhi, Skt. nidana) are rules, codified by Buddha for those who are ordained, concerning which actions constitute a breach of their vows.

    The Twelve Scriptural Categories

  • And in the category of "finally there's a word for that" there's gleng (to pull on the car door handle at the exact instant that the driver is attempting to unlock the door for you).

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  • From among the twelve scriptural categories, examples include ethical narratives (gleng-bzhi, Skt. nidana) and, elsewhere, connecting passages (mtshams-sbyor, Skt. samdhi) and helping passages (mthun-‘gyur).

    The Three Divisions of Buddha's Enlightening Words

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  • Could this belong on your "It Has a Name??" list reesetee?

    January 20, 2010

  • finally a word for that! but seriously, "gleng?" why not something more intuitive, like "honeymustyoudothateverytimeweveonlyhadthiscarforfouryears"?

    January 12, 2010

  • "the act of pulling the car door handle at precisely the same instant that driver is attempting to unlock the door, thus nullifying the unlock action." from Joe Posnanski

    January 11, 2010