Termo

Tibetano:

ཐིག་ལེ་

thig le

gota, círculo

Sânscrito:

बिन्दु

bindu

gota, pequena partícula, ponto

Português:

bindu, essência vital, essência, círculo, disco, gota

"Essência ou semente da grande êxtase; nos canais há diferentes tipos, puros ou degenerados." DICT. O termo thig le tem vários significados diferentes de acordo com o contexto e o tipo de prática.

No contexto de textos Vajrayāna, Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche recomendou o uso do termo sânscrito "bindu".

English:

bindu, essence, essential drop, subtle essence, drop, circle, sphere

"Essence or seed of the great bliss; in the channels there are different kinds, pure or degenerate." DICT. The term thig le has a number of different meanings according to the context and type of practice. [WOMPT] [ZT 2006]

On the external level, this is regarded as the quintessential element of the physical body. On the subtle level, the term is used to refer to the "absolute bodhichitta," in other words, the nature of the mind. [LLB 2002]