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Some General Sanskrit Lion's-Roar! Translations:


Ashram : School or Sacred Place where the art is taught equivalent to Dratsang (Tibetan.) Gymnasium (Greek) Dojo (Japanese) Kwoon (Chinese).

Astra-Vidya:  Astra = weapon,  Missile + Vidya = Knowledge.   Astra-Vidya, the science of warfare, and therefore - 'Martial Arts'.

Avarana:  illusion, that which veils, conceals, or surrounds the real nature of beings or things.  Related to the Principle of 'Sim' (Han) in L-R combat.

Simhanada Vajramukti : Lion's Roar Diamond (Adamantine) Thunderbolt Fist

Bahu-Danda : Long-Arm/Arm-Staff

Bahu-Danda Mushti:  Long-Fist

Simhanada Bahu-Danda Ashta-Bija : Lion's Roar Long-Arm 8 Seeds. The L-R Seeds are 'Long-Arm' or Bahu-Danda Mushti - Long-Fist as the Han Chinese call them.

Simhanata : Lion's Skill

Simhanada Ashta Bija
: Lion's Roar 8 seeds

Simhanada Triratna : Lion's Roar 3 Jewels

Simhanada Tantra Triratna : Lion's Roar Tantric 3 Jewels

Antarala : inbetween space/time, interval 'Bardo'

Antarabhava : 'between births' (Bardo) Antara - inbetween, Bhava (Born/Birth)

Nir-Antala : 'without interval or space' (closed up Bardo)

Nata : Skill/Play/Form

Chid : penetrate, cutting thru, destroy, sever (Chod Tib. and Choi. Cantonese.) also as 'Chon' (Destroy) in Cantonese

Chinette, Chinatti : penetrate/cut

Antala-Chid is an equivalent to 'Bardo-Chod' (Tibetan) and sometimes 'Chune-Choi' (Cantonese). More closely Chune Choi is Chinatti-Chid

Kunita : closed or shut, Kunita-Antala - closed interval/time/space (Bardo)

Mukti-Asana : (Fist Posture) the Guard

Mukti-Visagra : Openning the fist or the closed hand.

Tan in Sanskrit/L-R:  Tan, in Cantonese - to 'spring' as in Tan-Ging. Tan appears in Sanskrit also and means to 'stretch', 'extend', 'issue forth'. It is a releasing action or force. It is possible that the Sanskrit root for Tan found its way into Han China.

Rupa : Form - can be the 'Shape' or 'Forms' of the Art.

Nama : Name-can be the Transcendent Principles of the Art

Namarupa : literally "Name and Form" also "Mind and Body" - so 'instantiation'. In L-R Namarupa is the: "Name and its Form" - the principle and physical manifestation. .

A good Namarupa is the structure, shape and principle of the art: Simhanada Namarupa - Name and Form of the Lion's Roar!

 

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