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རྒྱ་མཚོ། | Glossary of Terms

    རྒྱ་མཚོ།

    rgya mtsho

    Sāgara

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Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Sāgara
  • གང་ཆེན་མཚོ།
  • gang chen mtsho
  • Sāgara

One of the eight principal nāga kings. More commonly translated in other sūtras as rgya mtsho.

Translation by Timothy Hinkle
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

A nāga king; a member of the Buddha’s retinue.

Translation by Catherine Dalton · Heidi Koppl · James Gentry · Cortland Dahl · Hilary Herdman · Andreas Doctor
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara
Translation by Andreas Doctor · Zachary Beer · Thomas Doctor
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • sāgara

A nāga king.

Translation by Dr. Thomas Doctor · James Gentry
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

A nāga king.

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

The principal nāga king. In the Samādhi­rāja Sūtra (Toh 127) this is said to be another name for Vaṛuna, the deity of the water.

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

The principal nāga king; in this sūtra another name for Vaṛuna.

Translation by Timothy Hinkle
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

A nāga king.

Translation by Benjamin Ewing
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

Literally meaning “ocean,” he is a king of the nāgas, a class of semidivine snake creatures.

Translation by Timothy Hinkle
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

A nāga king; a member of the Buddha’s retinue.

Translation by Tenpa Tsering
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

A nāga king.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

A king of the nāgas.

Translation by Thomas Doctor
  • Sā­gara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sā­gara

A king of the nāgas.

Translation by Joshua Capitanio
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

A nāga king present in the assembly of the Buddha Śākyamuni.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

A nāga king.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

One of the kings of nāgas; also, the ocean personified.

Translation by James Gentry
  • Sāgara
  • མཚོ།
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • mtsho
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara
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Translation by Wiesiek Mical · Anna Zilman · Andreas Doctor
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

One of the nāga kings.

Translation by Adam Krug
  • Sāgara
  • རྒྱ་མཚོ།
  • rgya mtsho
  • Sāgara

Name of a nāga king.