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རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ། | Glossary of Terms

    རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ།

    rdo rje sems dpa’

    Vajrasattva

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Publications: 7
Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Mathes · Konstantin Brockhausen · Konstantin Brockhausen · Katrin Querl · Konstantin Brockhausen · Susanne Fleischmann · Doris Unterthurner
  • Vajrasattva
  • རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ།
  • rdo rje sems dpa’
  • Vajrasattva
Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Vajrasattva
  • རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ།
  • rdo rje sems dpa’
  • Vajrasattva

The sambhogakāya buddha who delivers the Sampuṭodbhava; he also represents the aggregate of consciousness.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by James Gentry
  • Vajrasattva
  • རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ།
  • rdo rje sems dpa’
  • Vajrasattva
Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Daniel McNamara
  • Vajrasattva
  • རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ།
  • rdo rje sems dpa’
  • Vajrasattva

Used as a proper name, Vajrasattva is one of the principle deities of the esoteric Buddhist pantheon, regarded as both a source of the Buddhist tantras and the exemplar of the awakened state. As an adjective, the term vajrasattva, literally “vajra being,” can also be applied to other esoteric Buddhist deities, particularly Vajrapāṇi.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Vajrasattva
  • རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ།
  • rdo rje sems dpa’
  • Vajrasattva

The deity delivering the CMT.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Thomas Doctor
  • Vajrasattva
  • རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ།
  • rdo rje sems dpa’
  • Vajrasattva
  • Vajrasattva
  • རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ།
  • rdo rje sems dpa’
  • Vajrasattva