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  • n. Phragmites australis, a monoculture reed grass.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Anyway, there are several types of phrags that look like this - so I'm not sure which exact one this is, but it's clearly either a Phrag besseae or a phrag with besseae in its parentage (thus the form and the very bright red color).


  • The Buddhist abhidharma texts classify "jealousy" (phrag-dog) as a part of hostility.

    Dealing with Jealousy

  • For example, Sanskrit and Tibetan each have one word for "jealousy" (phrag-dog, Skt. irshya), while most Western languages have two.

    Dealing with Jealousy

  • With the attainment of a first-level bhumi mind (first bhumi), arya bodhisattvas gain twelve sets of good qualities each involving a hundred things (yon-tan brgya-phrag bcu-gnyis), most of which happen in a moment.

    The Qualities of the Arya Sangha


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