84000 Glossary of Terms

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འཇམ་དཔལ་གཞོན་ནུར་གྱུར་པ། | Glossary of Terms

  • འཇམ་དཔལ་གཞོན་ནུ་གྱུར་པ།

  • འཇམ་དཔལ་གཞོན་ནུ།
  • འཇམ་དཔལ་གཞོན་ནུར་གྱུར་པ།
  • འཇམ་དཔལ་གཞོན་ནུར་འགྱུར་པ།
  • འཇམ་དཔལ་དབྱངས།
  • འཇམ་དཔལ།
  • འཇམ་པའི་དབྱངས།
  • འཇམས་དཔལ་གཞོན་ནུ་གྱུར་པ།
  • ’jam dpal gzhon nur gyur pa
  • ’jam dpal
  • ’jam dpal gzhon nu
  • ’jam dpal dbyangs
  • ’jams dpal gzhon nu gyur pa
  • ’jam pa’i dbyangs
  • ’jam dpal gzhon nur ’gyur pa
  • ’jam dpal gzhon nu gyur pa
  • mañjuśrī­kumāra­bhūta
  • mañjuśrī
  • mañjuśrī kumārabhūta
  • mañju
  • mañjuśrīḥ kumārabhūtaḥ
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Mañjuśrī is one of the “eight close sons of the Buddha” and a bodhisattva who embodies wisdom. He is a major figure in the Mahāyāna sūtras, appearing often as an interlocutor of the Buddha. In his most well-known iconographic form, he is portrayed bearing the sword of wisdom in his right hand and a volume of the Prajñā­pāramitā­sūtra in his left. In addition to the epithet Kumārabhūta, which means “having a youthful form,” Mañjuśrī is also called Mañjughoṣa, Mañjusvara, and Pañcaśikha.