Kashyapa

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Buddha Kashyapa (Skt. Kāśyapa; Tib. འོད་སྲུང་, ösung, Wyl. 'od srung) is the supreme nirmanakaya buddha immediately preceding Buddha Shakyamuni in this Fortunate Aeon—the third of the 1002 buddhas of this Fortunate Aeon. According to the Basic vehicle, he is also the sixth of the seven heroic buddhas.

Further Reading

  • The Fortunate Aeon: How the Thousand Buddhas Became Enlightened (Berkeley: Dharma Publishing, 1986), volume 2, page 521.