Definition of dorje in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈdɔːdʒeɪ


(In Tibetan Buddhism) a representation of a thunderbolt in the form of a short double trident or sceptre, symbolizing the male aspect of the spirit and held during invocations and prayers. Compare with vajra.
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  • The handbell and the dorje are the principal ritual objects of Tantric Buddhism.
  • This means that psionic tattoos, power stones, and dorjes, among other items, are never intelligent.
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