84000 Glossary of Terms

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ནམ་མཁའི་སྙིང་པོ། | Glossary of Terms

    ནམ་མཁའི་སྙིང་པོ།

    nam mkha’i snying po

    Ākāśagarbha

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Translation by Casey Kemp · Tom Tillemans
  • Ākāśagarbha
  • ནམ་མཁའི་སྙིང་པོ།
  • nam mkha’i snying po
  • Ākāśagarbha

An important bodhisattva, his name means “essence of space.” He is one of the “eight great close sons” (aṣṭa­mahopa­putra, nye ba’i sras chen brgyad).

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Ākāśagarbha
  • ནམ་མཁའ་སྙིང་པོ།
  • nam mkha’ snying po
  • Ākāśagarbha

One of the eight main bodhisattvas, the heart sons of the Buddha.

Translation by Jamyang Choesang · Kunsang Choepel · Boyce Teoh · Solvej Nielsen
  • Ākāśagarbha
  • ནམ་མཁའ་སྙིང་པོ།
  • nam mkha’ snying po
  • Ākāśagarbha
Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Ākāśagarbha
  • ནམ་མཁའི་སྙིང་པོ།
  • nam mkha’i snying po
  • Ākāśagarbha

A bodhisattva residing in a buddha realm in the northern direction during the time of the Buddha Śākyamuni.

Translation by Jampa Tenzin · Ngawang Tenzin · Christian Bernert · Julia C. Stenzel
  • Ākāśagarbha
  • ནམ་མཁའི་སྙིང་པོ།
  • nam mkha’i snying po
  • Ākāśagarbha

The titular figure of the present sūtra. An important bodhisattva, his name means “essence of space.” He is one of the “eight close sons of the Buddha.”

Translation by Reverend Dr. Chodrung-ma Kunga Chodron
  • Ākāśagarbha
  • ནམ་མཁའི་སྙིང་པོ།
  • nam mkha’i snying po
  • Ākāśagarbha

A bodhisattva.

Translation by Adam Krug
  • Ākāśagarbha
  • ནམ་མཁའི་སྙིང་པོ།
  • nam mkha’i snying po
  • Ākāśagarbha

The name of a bodhisattva.

Translation by Laura Dainty
  • Ākāśagarbha
  • ནམ་མཁའི་སྙིང་པོ།
  • nam mkha’i snying po
  • Ākāśagarbha

A bodhisattva.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Ākāśagarbha
  • ནམ་མཁའི་སྙིང་པོ།
  • nam mkha’i snying po
  • Ākāśagarbha

One of the bodhisattvas attending the delivery of the MMK.