Visuddhimagga VI-48

Thalatoti yaṃ sarīre unnataṭṭhānaṃ jaṇṇukaṃ vā uro vā nalāṭaṃ vā, taṃ vavatthapetabbaṃ.


Ñ(VI,48): (10) By its convexities: he should define any raised place on the body such as the knee or the chest or the forehead.

Atha vā ahaṃ thale ṭhito sarīraṃ ninneti vavatthapetabbaṃ.


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

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