Great rays of light empowerment

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Great rays of light empowerment (Wyl. 'od zer chen po'i dbang) — according to the Sutrayana, when a bodhisattva is about to become a Buddha, light rays emanate from between the eyes of the myriad tathagatas of the ten directions and vanish into the bodhisattva's crown, and buddhahood is attained.

References

  • Dudjom Rinpoche, The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism (Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1991), pages 142, 912.