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ལུས་ངན། | Glossary of Terms

    ལུས་ངན།

    lus ngan

    Kubera

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Publications: 16
Translation by Zachary Beer
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན་པོ།
  • lus ngan po
  • Kubera

The king of yakṣas and an important wealth deity, he is also one of the four great kings in Buddhist cosmology. In this capacity he is commonly known as Vaiśravaṇa.

Translation by Catherine Dalton · Heidi Koppl · James Gentry · Cortland Dahl · Hilary Herdman · Andreas Doctor
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན།
  • lus ngan
  • Kubera
Translation by Wiesiek Mical · Timothy Hinkle
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན་པོ།
  • lus ngan po
  • Kubera
  • Kuvera

A god of wealth, sometimes (as in the Ratnaketudhāraṇī) identified with Vaiśravaṇa, one of the Four Great Kings.

Translation by Timothy Hinkle · Ryan Damron · Dr. Andreas Doctor
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན་པོ།
  • lus ngan po
  • Kubera

An epithet for Vaiśravaṇa, the god of wealth.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན་པོ།
  • lus ngan po
  • Kubera

One of the four great kings, also known as Vaiśravaṇa.

Translation by Jamyang Choesang · Kunsang Choepel · Boyce Teoh · Solvej Nielsen
  • Kubera
  • ཀུ་བེ་ར།
  • ku be ra
  • Kubera

One of the four great kings, also known as Vaiśravaṇa.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན།
  • lus ngan
  • Kubera

In this instances, the name of a demon leader. This name generally belongs to Vaiśravaṇa, one of the four great kings.

Translation by Dr. Thomas Doctor · Timothy Hinkle · Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Kubera
  • ཀུ་བེ་ར།
  • ku be ra
  • Kubera

Also known as Vaiśravaṇa. One among the Four Great Kings, guardian of the north.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན།
  • lus ngan
  • Kubera

The god of wealth.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Catherine Dalton · Andreas Doctor · Ryan Damron · Wiesiek Mical
  • Kubera
  • ཀུ་བེ་ར།
  • ku be ra
  • Kubera

An alternate name for the yakṣa Jambhala.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན་པོ།
  • lus ngan po
  • Kubera

The god of wealth and the king of the yakṣas; one of the four great kings of the directions.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Kubera
  • Kubera

God of wealth.

Translation by James Gentry
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན།
  • ལུས་ངན་པོ།
  • lus ngan
  • lus ngan po
  • Kubera

Epithet of Vaiśravaṇa.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical · Anna Zilman · Andreas Doctor
  • Kubera
  • ཀུ་བེ་ར།
  • ལུས་ངན།
  • ལུས་ངན་པོ།
  • ku be ra
  • lus ngan
  • lus ngan po
  • Kubera

The god of wealth.

  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན་པོ།
  • lus ngan po
  • Kubera

Another name for Vaiśravaṇa, the king of the yakṣas.

Translation by Adam Krug
  • Kubera
  • ལུས་ངན་པོ།
  • lus ngan po
  • Kubera

One of the great kings of the four directions, Kubera guards the northern quarter of the heavens. Also known as Vaiśravaṇa.