Eight offering goddesses

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The eight offering goddesses (Tib. མཆོད་པའི་ལྷ་མོ་བརྒྱད་, chöpé lhamo gyé, Wyl. mchod pa'i lha mo brgyad) are the consorts of the eight great bodhisattvas, the eight female bodhisattvas. They are as mentioned in the Thirty-seven Point Mandala Offering:

  1. Goddess of Beauty[1] (Skt. Lāsyā; Tib. Gekpama; Wyl. sgeg pa ma) the consort of Kshitigarbha
  2. Goddess of Garlands (Skt. Mālyā; Tib. Trengwama; Wyl. phreng ba ma) the consort of Akashagarbha
  3. Goddess of Song[2] (Skt. Gītā; Tib. Luma; Wyl. glu ma) the consort of Vajrapani
  4. Goddess of Dance (Skt. Nirtī; Tib. Garma; Wyl. gar ma) the consort of Avalokiteshvara
  5. Goddess of Flowers (Skt. Pūṣpā; Tib. Metokma Wyl. me tog ma) the consort of Sarvanivaranavishkambhin
  6. Goddess of Incense (Skt. Dhupā; Tib. Dukpöma; Wyl. bdug spos ma) the consort of Maitreya
  7. Goddess of Light (Skt. Alokā; Tib. Marmema or Nangselma; Wyl. mar me ma/snang gsal ma) the consort of Samantabhadra
  8. Goddess of Perfume (Skt. Gandhā; Tib. Drichabma; Wyl. dri chab ma) the consort of Mañjushri

In Mipham Rinpoche's The Verses of the Eight Noble Auspicious Ones, they appear as the eight auspicious goddesses.

Notes

  1. Alternatively, of charm, of laughter
  2. Alternatively, of music

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