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Subject: Re: Dugpas
From: mpax@pbs.org (Cool Bean)
Date: 1991-04-23, 06:40
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <6069@vela.acs.oakland.edu>, rjohnson@vela.acs.oakland.edu (R o d Johnson) writes:
> > In article <1991Apr22.211155.4868@colorado.edu> ingraffi@tramp.colorado.edu (INGRAFFIA EDMOND J) writes:
> > 
>> >>	I ust noticced that everyone is now referring to the "evil spirits" 
>> >>(that WE mentioned) as "dugpas"....
> > 
> > I hear it as "dungpa", which is quite reminiscent of "trungpa", a
> > Tibetan word (as in Chogyam Trungpa, a famous spiritual leader and
> > alleged con man).  I wouldn't be surprised if the "dungpas"
> > (=lollypops?) turn up in some book or other some writer or other read
> > about Tibet and/or the White Lodge.  If I had access to a good Tibetan
> > dictionary right now I'd look it up, but I don't.
> > 

Hey Rod!  These things I tell you will be true.  Ask jayembee.  He posted it
once a long time ago and was nice enough to Mail me a copy.  Well, actually
I could forward it to you.  Guess I'll try to do that.  Although I'm not
real good with Mail.

--Cool Bean
-- **This is not cultural.


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