Sanskrit for 8 Buddhas

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Nicholas Weeks
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Sanskrit for 8 Buddhas

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Sat May 18, 2013 3:53 pm

This fine teaching by Mipham bodhisattva give the Tibetan rendering for the 8 buddhas, but anyone know the Sanskrit equivalent? In romanized text, not devanagari please.

http://www.lotsawahouse.org/tibetan-mas ... cious-ones
A bodhisattva does not become weary of evil beings nor does he commit the error of bringing forth thoughts inclined to reject them and cast them aside. Avatamsaka Sutra, ch. 25

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Re: Sanskrit for 8 Buddhas

Postby WuMing » Sat May 18, 2013 5:17 pm

Hi Will,

here are three links where you can find the names of these Buddhas addressed in the prayer.




maybe that one is most helpful


Hope that helps!
今以佛眼觀之佛與眾生同住解脫之床。無此無彼無二平等。
Now, observing with the eye of the Buddha, both the Buddha and ordinary beings are in the same liberated state. There is neither this nor that: there is only non-duality and identity.
- 空海 Kūkai in Unjigi 吽字義 The Meaning of the Letter Hūṃ
- Kūkai on the Philosophy of Language by Takagi Shingen and Dreitlein Eijō
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Śrī Singha said to Padmasambhava:
Since buddhas and sentient beings are inseparable and the same, it is necessary to respect all sentient beings as being on the same level with the buddhas. Can you?
- translated by Malcolm N. Smith

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Re: Sanskrit for 8 Buddhas

Postby Jainarayan » Sat May 18, 2013 6:15 pm

Worthy, wise and virtuous: Who is energetic and not indolent, in misfortune unshaken,
flawless in manner and intelligent, such one will honor gain. - Digha Nikaya III 273

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Re: Sanskrit for 8 Buddhas

Postby Nicholas Weeks » Sat May 18, 2013 11:02 pm

A bodhisattva does not become weary of evil beings nor does he commit the error of bringing forth thoughts inclined to reject them and cast them aside. Avatamsaka Sutra, ch. 25

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Re: Sanskrit for 8 Buddhas

Postby WuMing » Sun May 19, 2013 10:46 am

pleasure! glad it was useful!
今以佛眼觀之佛與眾生同住解脫之床。無此無彼無二平等。
Now, observing with the eye of the Buddha, both the Buddha and ordinary beings are in the same liberated state. There is neither this nor that: there is only non-duality and identity.
- 空海 Kūkai in Unjigi 吽字義 The Meaning of the Letter Hūṃ
- Kūkai on the Philosophy of Language by Takagi Shingen and Dreitlein Eijō
_______
Śrī Singha said to Padmasambhava:
Since buddhas and sentient beings are inseparable and the same, it is necessary to respect all sentient beings as being on the same level with the buddhas. Can you?
- translated by Malcolm N. Smith


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