Termo

Tibetano:

མཆོད་སྦྱིན་

mchod sbyin

Sânscrito:

yajña , yajñadatta

Português:

oferenda e dádiva

English:

The distinction is usually made, particularly in such practices as the incense (gsang) offering and burned (gsur) offerings, between offering to sublime beings "above" such as the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas and giving (as part of the practice of generosity) to ordinary beings "below," including animals and spirits. See also Four guests. [GWPT 2004] [ZT 2006]