84000 Glossary of Terms

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དབྱངས་ཅན། | Glossary of Terms

    དབྱངས་ཅན།

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    Sarasvatī

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Publications: 3
Translation by Jampa Tenzin · Ngawang Tenzin · Christian Bernert · Julia C. Stenzel
  • Sarasvatī
  • དབྱངས་ཅན།
  • dbyangs can
  • Sarasvatī

“The Melodious One,” the goddess of eloquence and learning.

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Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Sarasvatī
  • དབྱངས་ཅན།
  • dbyangs can
  • Sarasvatī

Goddess of learning; one of the eight great yakṣiṇīs who form the retinue of Vasudharā.

Translation by Adam Krug
  • Sarasvatī
  • དབྱངས་ཅན།
  • dbyangs can
  • Sarasvatī

A river goddess.