Visuddhimagga VI-47

Ninnatoti yaṃ sarīre ninnaṭṭhānaṃ akkhikūpo vā antomukhaṃ vā galavāṭako vā, taṃ vavatthapetabbaṃ.


Ñ(VI,47): (9) By its concavities: he should define any concave place on the body such as the eye sockets or the inside of the mouth or the base of the neck.

Atha vā ahaṃ ninne ṭhito sarīraṃ unnateti vavatthapetabbaṃ.


Ñ: Or he can define it thus: 'I am standing in a concave place, the body is in a convex place'.

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