BON MISCELLANY

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Treasury of Good Sayings

IV.2 noble lineages

ord.

lineage

characterization

1st

dmu gS`en

longevity-rites of klu-<bum & ge-khod

2nd

royal Bru

rode on drum -- protect from frost

3rd

powerful Z`u

360 rituals of the killed

4th

holy sPa

in crystal cave -- protect from epilepsy

5th

scholarly rMe<u

rag-s`a (a nut) rosary; 2 white vultures' crystal eggs

6th

excellent Khyun

4 garud.a eggs: white, black, yellow, variegated

animals transporting scriptures [from heaven to earth]

V.B.IV.a

VI.B.III.a.2

 

wolves

 

tigers

 

leopards

wild ass

wild asses

s`an-s`an (winged human = angel)

 

crane

 

vulture

vultures

 

geese

SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON: LONDON ORIENTAL SERIES, Vol. 26. The Treasury of Good Sayings, translated by Samten G. Karmay. Oxford U. Pr, 1972.

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Bodish Spirit-Media in Nepal

"The mirror is where the deities of the seance reside, aligned in rows converging to the rear ..., and

where the spirit-medium's consciousness is kept while he is possessed by the deity.

... the consciousness of the spirit-medium (rnam shes) leaves the body through

a channel (dbu ma) at the top of the skull, which

channel goes through the middle of the chest and along the fourth finger of each hand.

This channel is kept clean by special deities called rtsa lam gtsang mkha, and

other deities, called rtsa bdag, guard the channel openings.

... 36 btsan involved in possession ..."

KAILASH, Vol. IV, No. 1. pp. 85-108. P. A. Berglie: "Preliminary Remarks on some Tibetan Spirit-Mediums in Nepal." Kathmandu: Ratna Pustak Bhandar, 1976. [as summarized in Divine Dyads, p. 65]

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Mustan city in Lo (Dhawala-giri province, Nepal)

p. x "The Mollas were speeches."

pp. 5-6 Mustan & Lo

p. 5

"Mustang ... was the name by which its capital city, Mo:nthang (smon thang), was called ... . ... the people of Lo considered their land to be part of eastern ... Ngari (mnga> ris)".

p. 6

The "name Lo (glo bo) ... appears in ... the Tun Huang Annals, ... and ... in the Ladakh Chronicles ... . .

.. blo bo ... appears quite regularly in writings from Dolpo ... . ...

Another ... spelling for Lo is klo bo, ... found ... in the >Dzam gling rgyas bshad".

p. 81 the 5 parts of Jambu-dwipa, according to the Tsaran Molla, pp. 5a-6b

direction

part

centre

Bodhgaya

east

5-Peaked Mountain of China

south

mt. Potala

west

Od.d.iyana

north

S`ambhala

p. 84 the 9 kinds of mi-chos recitations, according to the Blon po bka> than, pp. 279a & 244a (as quoted by Stein, Tibetan Civilization, p. 193)

#

part of lion’s body

recitation

1st

right hindpaw

"the manner in which the world came into being"

2nd

left hindpaw

"the fashion in which living beings appeared"

3rd

hindquarters

"the divisions of the earth"

4th

right forepaw

"genealogy of the rulers"

5th

left forepaw

"genealogies of the subjects"

6th

"middle finger"

"the way in which the (Buddha’s) doctrine was born"

7th

neck

"the tribes (or villages) of each ruler"

8th

head

"the families of father and mother"

9th

tail

"songs of joy with symbolic allusions"

p. 87 similes for parts of row

row

simile

upper

king of mountains

centre

sun

lower

lake (acc. Tsaran M., p. 5a) or moon (acc. GTS, p. 416.4)

p. 99 grags-pa bon lugs ("famous – the Bon system") : descent of ancestor of Lo royal lineage, by stages [successive incarnations] from the sky, according to the Tsarang Molla [p. 7b of MS translated on p. 145]

class of deities (in that heaven)

name while in that incarnation

p. 107, nn. 8:10-12 mentions of incarnation in other literature

lha

>Od-de-gun-rgyal

n. 10 "the name of a sacred mountain, and as a god he was included among the divine ancestors of the Yarlung kings." (vide TC, pp. 28 & 194)

btsan

rGod-kha-che

n. 11 bTsan-rgod >Bar-ba-spu-bdun "is mentioned as the original leader of the btsan" in YD, p. 225

dmu

Khyi>u-chun

n. 12 Khye>u-chun is mentioned in TFS, p. 95, n. 5

TC = R. A. Stein : Tibetan Civilization. London : Faber & Faber, 1972.

YD = Eric Haarh : The Yar-lun Dynasty. Copenhagen : G. E. C. Gad’s Forlag, 1969.

TFS = Giuseppi Tucci : Tibetan Folk Songs from Gyantse and Western Tibet. Ascona, Switzerland : Artibus Asiae, 1966.

pp. 99-100 realm of the divine ruler gNam-lha-gun-rgyal / Mi-rje-gun-rgyal, according to the Tsarang Molla [p. 8a of MS translated on pp. 145-146]

p.

features of realm

p. 107, nn. 8:14-16 mentions of realm in other literature

99

"The sky was like an eight-petalled wheel,

the was like an eight-petalled lotus, and

the sides were like the eight facets of a jewel."

n. 14 vide TA, p. 12, n. 29

 

The region was named Yar-klun sa dkar (‘Yarlun earth-white’) [sa-dkar = ‘chalk’] : there "he built a castle called >Om-bu-lha-mkhar".

n. 15 also spelled />Om-bu-bla-sgan/

 

"The first local god (lha) was" Yar-lha-s`am-po;

n. 16 "Name of a sacred mountain and god".

100

the first clans were the 6 clans of Z`an-z`un.

 

TA = R. A. Stein : Les tribus anciennes des marches sino-tibe’taines. Paris, 1961.

p. 138, n. 9:11 origin of the 4 families of the Khyun-po clan from 4 eggs of the Khyun

#

color of egg

hatchling

1st

dkar ‘white’

Khyun-rgod thog-la-me->bar (IV) /

Khyun-rgod thog->bar (I, p. 428) /

Khyun thog->bar (II)

2nd

black

Khyun-ser lHa-khyun (II, III) /

lHa-khyun-rgyan-pa (I, p. 428) /

lHa-khyun (IV)

3rd

yellow

Khyun->phags khra-mo (I, II, IV, V) /

Khyun->phags khro-bo (III, p. 31)

4th

khra ‘variegated’ (I, II, III) or ljan ‘green’ (IV) [the 4th egg was "third in the sequence of IV and V".]

Khyun-nag Mu-khyun-rgyan (III) [nag ‘black’ indicating the color of his birth-egg?] /

Mu-khyun-rgyan (II)

Mu-khyun-brgyan (I, p. 428) /

Mu-khyun (IV)

{for "green" as variant of "variegated", cf. "green rainbow" in Apokalupsis of Ioannes}

p. 138, n. 9:11 adventures of the 4 hatchlings

"For each of the four boys there also came into existence

a life-stone" (bla rdo>i pha bong ...),

"precious castle" (rin chen sku mkhar), and

a "turquoise lake" (g.yu>i mtsho) (I, II, III). ...

Of the four youths, three remained closer to the original spot of the khyung’s descent,

while a fourth, Khyung->phags-khra-mo [khra ‘variegated’ indicating the color of his birth-egg?] who was the second to the youngest (tha ltag ...), rode east on a turquoise dragon ... . He landed in Rgyal-rong in far-eastern Tibet, where he founded a family line". {Khams (far-eastern Tibet) is Bon.}

literary sources :-

I = the 2nd of Three Sources for a History of Bon. Delhi : 1972. pp. 426-8.

II = Samten G. Karmay : The Treasury of Good Sayings. Oxford U Pr, 1972. pp. 11-12, 206.

III = G.yun drun bon gyi bstan l>byun. Dolanji : 1972. pp. 309-10.

IV = the 2nd of 2 works in The Autobiography of >Jam-mgon Kong-sprul Blo-gros-mtha->yas. Kangra : 1973. pp. 94-5.

V = Kon-sprul : Collected Works. Paro : 1975. vol. 11, p. 17.

David P. Jackson : The Mollas of Mustang. Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, Dharamsala, 1984.

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Mandala Cosmogony

p. 14 languages of countries

language

country

lha<i ("divine")

g.yundrun

bon

rtag-gzig

smar

z`an-z`un

bod

spu-rgyal (an antient name for Tibet)

San-kri-ta (Samskr.ta)

"the land of the Thirty-three")

pp. 24-25 animal[-gods] who cut

animal

activity

location

cut __

swan

floating

on a lake

integument of bon-n~id

crystal wild sheep

sealing

the rocks

rope of significance

tortoise [should be turtle]

ints limbs withdrawn

in the ocean

face of the mind

garud.a

soaring

in the sky

tree trunks

p. 26 3 sets of 24 extra-terrestrial gathering-places of skygoers

gathering-place

meaning

color of face

which preached the __ Buddhaized Tantra

 

None Higher

sky-pure

Totally

dga< ldan

joy-owner

blazing red

Directly

mkha<i spyod

heavenly sphaere

pure white

Completely

fn. 149, pp. 40-41 the 5 great mountains

#

direction

name

meaning

1st

center

gsan-ba mchog-gi ri-bo glin bz`i<i mgyos-ma

secret supreme mountain continents 4 swift

2nd

east

khu-byug rol-pa<i ri-bo dkar-mo mche- gtsigs

cuckoo playing mountain white fang-barer

3rd

north

rgyal-po kun-spyod ri-bo nag-mo sder chen

royal deportment mountain black claws big

4th

west

ye-s`es mgon-<gur-gyi ri-bo dmar-mo g.yag thod

knowledge revealed mountain red yak skull

5th

south

g.yun-drun brtan-pa<i ri-bo mkha<-la khyun ldin

swastika aeternal mountain sky garud.a soar

p. 43 over mountains hover objects

above __ mountain

hovereth __

central

gold throne

eastern

bronze boulder

northern

stone for weight-lifting

western

meteorite-metal ritual-dagger

southern

sword

ASIATISCHE FORSCHUNGEN, Band 124. Dan Martin: Mandala Cosmogony. Harrassowitz Verlag, Wiesbaden, 1994.

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Antient Civilization in Bod

p. 44 animal-guardians of doors to palace of gN~an chen than lha

entrance

guardian

south

white horse

east

white yak

west

tiger, leopard, bear, dred-mo

north

flying birds

man.d.ala of gNam chen than lha

p.:e.n.

direction

deity (@ = rdo rje >bar ba rtsal)

color of body

traits

retinue

88:91

east

Z^i mdzad @

white

holding medicinal plant

healing deities

 

south

rGyas mdzad @

yellow

holding flaming jewel

yaks.a-s & treasure-guards

 

west

dBan gi lha @

red

holding longevity-vase made of ruby

longevity-deities & sages

 

north

Kar ma las kyi khro bo @

black

yellow-red-haired; riding winged black horse

dregs pa

88:92

southeast (?)

Lha chen gz^on nu skyes bu bz^in bzan ("deva great holy youth with salutary face")

white

blue-haired, clad in white

helpers of same appearance

 

southwest

>Bron gyag z^ol dkar ("wild yak fringed white")

white ?

iron-horned, mist from mouth

wild yak

89:92

northwest

dPa> bo @ ("hero of force of blazing vajra")

bright red

in coral abode

 
 

northeast

Srid gsum gyi bdag po ("existence 3 of sphaeres")

orange

on bed of jewels; long-bearded

 

pp. 132-133, e.n. 45 +Yum-sras & her entourage

direction

deity

color

wearing __

holding __

riding __

center

+Yum-sras

dark-green

cloak of peacock feathers

red-&-white-striped lasso

chough

in front

Lha rgod sn~in khrom bsam gtan gans bzan

 

white cloak with turquoise collar; tiger-skin hat

cymbal

white horse

on right

kLu bdud than lha

white c.

white robe; conch hat

flag-spear

white horse

on left

Mi bdud byams pa

dark

yak-skin coat; black turban

axe

lion

to rear

bTsan bdud hur pa

brown

red striped robe; red turban

red lasso

brown horse with black hindquarters

p. 315 the 4 gn~an emanations of rTa-rgo

ord.#

name

color

description

holding __

his horse

1st

Yul sa dkar po

white

turquoise toupee

prayer-flags

gray-&-white-striped

2nd

Phyag gn~an gn~an dmar skyes bu btsan gyis chas

red

robe of the bTsan

sword

of the gN~an

3rd

Phyag gn~an >om ron

 

robe of the >khor gsum rgyan ldan

drawn bow-&-arrow

pink-&-white

4th

Phyag gn~an sgo bdag

dark-red

ornaments of >khor gsum chas ldan

arrow & spear

wind-horse of the bTsan

pp. 315-316 the rTa-rgo mched bdun rol brgyad (according to older text)

p.

ord.#

name

color

helmet & armor

his steed (h. = horse)

eradicator of disease caused by the __

315

1st

rTa rgo lha btsan >bum kyi rje

white

conch

yellow goose

Lha bTsan

315-6

2nd

No dmar lha btsan tshal thig rje

of fire

bse

red h.

bTsan

316

3rd

Ge khod lha btsan dbyugs pa rje

purple

quartz

chestnut h., white spot on forehead

Srin

 

4th

Gans lun lha btsan [l]cog dkar rje

yellowish-red

gold

tan-&-white antelope

kLu bTsan

 

5th

Khri mun lha btsan zur ra rje

dark-red face

conch

 

bDud

 

6th

dPa> bo>i lha btsan rna khur rje

dark-brown face

copper

 

dMu

 

7th

Ma mo lha btsan U kyu rje

white face

iron

red h.

+Ma mo

 

8th

Yul sa dkar po yul chas rje

white with red reflection

 

light-gray h.

 

p. 341 increasing numbers of forms of +Byams ma ("loving mother")

5

8

16

32

52

108

360

5,000

100,000

pp. 342-343 +Dan ra rgyal mo & her female entourage

p.

direction

deity

color

wearing __

holding __

riding __

342

center

+Dan ra rgyal mo

golden green

 

flowers

 
 

in front

+Dan chun mtsho sman ma

light-green

   

blue aquatic horse

342-343

on right

+sMan chub mtsho sman ma

 

white

turquoise basket

female antelope

343

on left

+Grogs mtsho sman ma

 

robe of vulture-feathers

silver me-lon

red-striped tiger

 

to rear

+Khro sman gan chun ma

 

blouse of peacock-feathers

vase of life-essence

 

p. 343 sisterhood of +Dan ra (according to another text)

name

color

wearing __

riding __

+Dan ra mtsho sman

white with blushing cheeks

blue

blue mdzo

+Dan chun mtsho sman gyu dkar mdog

white

 

blue horse

+sMan chun mtsho sman za ma tog

 

white

 

+Da grogs mtsho sman

 

vulture-feather dress

tiger with red stripes

+Kre sman gon na gon chun

 

peacock-feather dress

a hind

p. 343 mounts (animal-vehicles) of manifestations of +Dan ra

as chiefess of the __

she rideth a __

+sMan mo

blue deer

sMan

vulture

bDud

"blue iron" wolf

brTan ma

skyun ka

sDe brgyad

blue aquatic mdzo

p. 344 the 4 secret +sMan mo of the dMu, in jewelled fort on turquoise rock

goddess

riding a __

+kLu zu gyu phyug

gnam kyug

+gYu bun grags mo

aquatic mdzo

+sMan btsun phyug mo

blue horse

+Dan chun gyu los

aquatic ox

pp. 344-345 male deities under command by +Dan ra

p.

on her right

weareth a __

rideth a __ horse)

344

rTa rgo

 

pink with white face

 

Pho mo yer tse

 

pink gray with white spots

 

Se btsan

 

yellow

 

Zu ra de>i rlun btsan

 

dark-blue

 

Yul sa dkar po yul chas rje

white cloak

 
       
 

on her left

weareth a __

rideth a __ horse

 

Pha bon gn~an dmar

cloak of bse

 

344-345

>om ron skyes bu

tiger-skin

light-pink with blue face

345

rBa drag dar lun klu btsan

 

blue aquatic

John Vincent Bellezza: Divine Dyads: Ancient Civilization in Tibet. Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Dharamsala (H.P.), 1997.

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Arrow & Spindle

p. 105 4 rivers from mountain g.yun-drun dgu brtsegs

direction

from mouth of a __

east

horse

north

lion

west

elephant

south

peacock

pp. 172 & 178 3 boys throwing dice on cloth

#

boy wearing __

was throwing __-inlaid

__ dice

onto __ dice-cloth

was carrying __

name

1st

ibex-skin

turquoise

golden

white

golden sword

Prayer-born One

2nd

goat-skin

copper

iron

black

iron saw

One born from the Misery of Curses

3rd

woolen cloak

     

crystal rosary

 

p. 177 the 5 suns

ord.#

the sun on __

is __

shining on __

1st

the master

insight

the realm of the void

2nd

father

wisdom

means

3rd

mother

praecept

inspired teachings

4th

brethren & sistren

vow

fraternal love

5th

self

intellect

itself

p. 179 peoples as descendants of deities

peoples of __

are descendants of __

<ol mo lun lin

dmu

bod

phywa

bru-s`a

gtsug

p. 417 4 powers of vase

door in the __

hath __

seat

merit

south

gift of oratory

west

fame

north

wealth

Samten Gyaltsen Karmay (ed.): The Arrow and the Spindle. Mandala Book Point, Kathmandu, 1998.

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New Horizons

p. 259 figurine for rite of ransom of soul

__ of the ransomed

is made of __

body

5 kinds of grain

teeth

cowrie-shell

tongue

coral

eyen

lan than

nose

stick of incense

"royal radiance"

white mustard

clothes

pretious brocade

right arm

gold

left arm

turquoise

right leg

iron

left leg

copper

p. 262 bird-vehicles

to the __

the __ deity

sitteth astride the __ bird

east

glacier

black iron

south

indigo

indigo

west

copper

black bse

north

byan

gold

SENRI ETHNOLOGICAL REPORTS, 15 = BON STUDIES, 2. Karmay & Nagano (eds.): New Horizons in Bon Studies. Osaka, 2000.

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Hidden Treasures

p. xxiv names ( __ Min)

phyi>i (outer)

nan gi(inner)

gsan (secret)

yan gsan (innermost secret)

p. xxv colors of texts deriving from "visions ... with the appearance of young maidens of various skin complexion."

color

text

yellow (ser-po)

sutra (mdo sde) & dharani (gzuns sde)

red (dmar-po)

tantra & rdzogs-chen

blue (snon-po)

ancillary (cha lag) & activity manuals (las mtha>)

p. 6, # 8d the 6 fulfillments (__ bsKan)

ord.#

fulfillment

1st

phyi (outer)

2nd

nan (inner)

3rd

gsan (secret)

4th

dgyes (rejoicing)

5th

rten (support)

6th

gnad (key-points)

/

p. 13, # 22d the 6 ways of secret tantra

ord.#

way of the __

with the practice of __ (deity)

color of deity

1st

rje (king)

>Jigs yed

black

2nd

blon (minister)

gS`in rje

having a red and black face

3rd

ded-dpon (merchant)

Yama-raja

 

4th

s`an-pa (butcher)

las mkhan (servants or executioners)

 

5th

pho-n~a (messenger)

Dregs-pa (arrogant ones)

 

6th

srog-gcod (killers)

sDe dpon dmar nag

 

p. 16, # 29d linked practices

lta-ba (view)

sgom-pa (meditation)

spyod-pa (conduct)

>bras-bu (fruit or result)

dam-tshig (commitments)

p. 16, # 29d tantra-s of the sPyi spuns class

gender of tantra (__ rGyud)

concerned with __

categories (__ rGyud)

title

practice

gz^un (treatise) of __ (deity)

pho (male)

las kyi drwa ba (net of karman)

       
   

outer

Dra ba nag po

   
       

outer

Yaks.a Me dbal

       

inner

Khams gsum dban bsdud

       

secret

Yama-raja

   

inner

Dug ri nag po

   
       

outer

>Jigs byed chen po

       

inner

Khros pa nag po

       

secret

dMag dpon chen po

   

secret

Dug mstho khol ma;

   
       

outer

gS`in rje gs`ed nag

       

inner

Khro chu dug ston

       

secret

Las kyi gS`in rje

     

Zla gsan nag po>i

   

mo (female)

(ma-mo rbod gton) +Ma-mo liberating sorcery

 

p. 17: Ma mo yan sn~in >dus pa (pp. 162, 165-167)

   

p. 37 yi-dam mc^og lna (tutelary protective 5)

ord.#

skor (cycle) of the __

of __ (deity)

1st

sku (body)

Che mchog khro bo

2nd

gsun (speech)

gDon grags rol pa

3rd

thugs (mind)

mKhra> >gyin >bar ba

4th

yon tan (liberating qualities)

dBal chen z^an-z^un (= gTsan ma z^an-z^un dBal chen, fn. 1)

5th

phur-pa, viz.: grol byed >phrin las (liberating activities)

dBal chen >brug gsas chem pa

p. 47, # 75d brgyud tshul (mode of transmission) of the gSan gzer

transmitter

transmittee

on the __ sku (body) level

by means of __

Kun tu bzan po

Ma pan dbyins chen

 

>od zer (lights-rays)

Ma pan dbyins chen

mKha> >gyin

rdzogs (perfection)

dgons-pa (contemplation)

mKha> >gyin

>Od dkar gnas >dzin

 

dbyins dan ye s`es tshul (space wisdom manner)

>Od dkar gnas >dzin

gS`en Tshad med >od ldan

   

gS`en Tshad med >od ldan

>Chi med gtsug phud

sprul (emanation)

 
 

Lha bon Yons su dag pa (Br.has-pati)

lha (gods)

 
 

Klu grub Ye s`es sn~in po (guru of Naga-s)

kLu (Naga-s)

 
 

rGyal bon Mi lus bsam legs (guru of humans)

human

 

p. 50, # 80d uses of the tantra of dBal phur to bind deities by oath

practitioner

in __ (place)

bound by oath the __ (deities)

Khro bo >brug gsas chem pa

 

Srin po

gSan ba >dus pa

lCan lo can

bGegs hordes

dBal bon sTag la me

cave on black mountain

log lta sde bz^i (4 groups of beings with perverse views)

Lha bon Yons su dag pa

realm of the 33 gods

Lha men sde gsum (3 kinds of demi-gods)

Ye s`es sn~in po

oceanic realm

kLu srin (Naga daemones)

rGyal gs`en Mi lus bsam legs

mountain gYun drun dgu brtsegs

bDud & Dam sri

pp. 62-63, # 111d practice & successive transmission (each couple transmitting to the husband in the succeeding couple) of the Phur-pa tantra, to subdue daimones

husband

wife

place

subdued

>Chi med gtsug phud

Kun snan gsal ma

southern park of bDud >dul snags kyi glin (daemon-subjugating formula)

 

Yons su >dus pa (i.e., gSan ba >dus pa)

Lha mo gsan/bsen thub ma

lCan lo can grove

bGegs (Vighna) & Dregs-pa

dBal bon sTag la me >bar

Thugs rje lha mo

dBal gyi ri bo zur gsum (Furies' Cave on Triangular Mountain)

bDud & Srin-po

Yons su dag pa

mKha> >gro >Od zer mdans ldan

pure realm of dGa> ldan

deva-s & asura-s

Klu grub Ye s`es sn~in po

lCam rgyun ne rog

80 Springs of Turquoise

kLu bdud & kLu srin

dBal bon Mi lus bsam legs

[none?]

gYun drun dgu brtsegs mountain

lHa srin

[same]

[unnamed]

southern park of bDud >dul ru tra

 

[same]

>Od [ldan] >bar [ma]

dBal gyi brag phug (Furies' Cave)

 

p. 72, # 141d the 3 main trends of practice

__ practice

of __ (deity)

for __ accomplishment

peaceful

Kun tu bzan po

sku (Body)

blessing

mKha> >gyin rgyal po

gsun (Speech)

essential

Phur pa nag po

gsan ba (Secret)

pp. 95-96, #201d the 6 transmissions of the rGyun skyon

ord. #

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

__ brGyud-pa (Transm.)

Contemplative

     

Awareness

 

of the __

Blissful Ones

rDzu >phrul mdzad pa>i gs`en (Miracle-Accomplishing wizards)

Grub thob (Siddha-s)

mKhas pa>i dban po (Powerful Scholars)

Lo pan (translators); mThu chen (practitioners); Rig >dzin (Vidya-dhara-s); +mKha> >gro (sky dancers)

>Chi med (Immortals)

1st husband

Kun tu bzan po

sTag la me >bar

Mu khri btsad po; Ha ra ci par; sTag za li wer-

sTon rgyun mthu chen

 

Dran pa nam mkha>

1st wife

Kun tu bzan mo

Thugs rje byams ma

 

mTsho sman rgyal mo

 

>Od ldan >bar ma

2nd husband

gS`en lha >od dkar

Yons su dag pa

>A nu >phrag thag

S`a ri dbu chen

 

Tshe dban rig >dzin

2nd wife

Nam mkha> lha mo

>Od zer mdans ldan

gYun drun rgyal mo

lHa lcam >od >phro

 

Thugs rje kun sgrol

3rd husband

Tshad med >od ldan

Mi lus bsam legs

Sad ne ga>u

lCe tsha mkhar bu

 

Padma mthon grol

3rd wife

>Od kyi lha mo

rGod lcam don >bar

kLu lcam >bar ma

kLu za bzan mo

 

Tshogs bdag gzi byin

4th husband

>Phrul gs`en snan ldan

Ye s`es sn~in po

Dad mi thad ke

Gyim tsha rma chun

   

4th wife

bZan za rin btsun

lCam rgyun ne rog

gYu lo sman gcig

rMa rgyal phyug mo

   

5th husband

>Chi med gtsug phud

sNan ba mdog can

Zin pa mthu chen

     

5th wife

Kun snan gsal ma

>Od ldan zer >phro

rGya lcam dkar mo

     

p. 204, # 444d the 6 points

lta ba (view)

spyod pa (conduct)

tin ne >dzin

dam tshig (commitments)

phrin las (activities)

dnos grub (accomplishments)

sn~in-po (quintessence) = gnal/rnal-ma (natural) gz^i (base) = no-bo (essence) without ma-bcos (artificial corruption)

BRILL'S TIBETAN STUDIES LIBRARY, Vol. 6. Jean-Luc Achard: Bon Po Hidden Treasures. Brill, Leiden, 2004.

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