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བྱང་ཆུབ་སེམས་དཔའ་ཆེན་པོ་བརྒྱད། | Glossary of Terms
byang chub sems dpa' chen po brgyad
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- Eight great bodhisattvas
- byang chub sems dpa' chen po brgyad
The list of the eight may vary according to the source, but it usually includes Mañjuśrī, Avalokiteśvara, Vajrapāṇi, Maitreya, Kṣitigarbha, Ākāśagarbha, Sarvanivaraṇaviṣkambhin, and Samantabhadra.