84000 Glossary of Terms

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ཞི་བ། | Glossary of Terms

    ཞི་བ།

    dbang ldan

    Śiva

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Publications: 5
Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Śiva
  • ཞི་བ།
  • zhi ba
  • Śiva

Major deity in the pantheon of the classical Indian religious traditions.

Translation by Andreas Doctor · Zachary Beer · Thomas Doctor
  • Śiva
  • ཞི་བ།
  • zhi ba
  • śiva

A divine being in the classical Hindu pantheon.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Śiva
  • ཞི་བ།
  • zhi ba
  • Śiva

One of the main Hindu gods.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Śiva
  • ཞི་བ།
  • ལྷ་ཆེན།
  • དབང་ལྡན།
  • zhi ba
  • lha chen
  • dbang ldan
  • Śiva

The god Śiva. Also referred to in the MMK as Maheśvara.

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Translation by Wiesiek Mical · Anna Zilman · Andreas Doctor
  • Śiva
  • ཤི་བ།
  • shi ba
  • Śiva

Major deity in the pantheon of the classical Indian religious traditions.