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དོན་ཡོད་པའི་རྒྱལ་པོ། | Glossary of Terms


    don yod pa’i rgyal po


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Translation by Wiesiek Mical · Anna Zilman · Andreas Doctor
  • Amogharāja
  • དོན་ཡོད་པའི་རྒྱལ་པོ།
  • ཨ་མོ་གྷ་རཱ་ཛ།
  • don yod pa’i rgyal po
  • a mo g+ha rA dza
  • Amogharāja

“Unfailing King” is used as an epithet of Amoghapāśa and any of his forms and is also used for some of his mantras. Arguably, it can also refer to the text of the Amogha­pāśa­kalpa­rāja as a whole, especially in the opening paragraphs where this text is introduced.