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[[Image:Amitayus red.jpg|frame|Amitayus, from the private collection of [[Sogyal Rinpoche]]]]
 
[[Image:Amitayus red.jpg|frame|Amitayus, from the private collection of [[Sogyal Rinpoche]]]]
'''Amitayus''' (Tib. [[ཚེ་དཔག་མེད་]], ''Tsepakmé''; [[Wyl.]] ''tshe dpag med''), 'The Buddha of Boundless Life' — a [[sambhogakaya]] aspect of [[Amitabha]], particularly associated with longevity. He is mostly depicted sitting and holding in his hands a vessel containing the nectar of immortality. Amitayus is also one of the [[three deities of long life]].  
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'''Amitayus''' (Skt. ''Amitāyus'', Tib. [[ཚེ་དཔག་མེད་]], ''Tsepakmé''; [[Wyl.]] ''tshe dpag med''), 'The Buddha of Boundless Life' — a [[sambhogakaya]] aspect of [[Amitabha]], particularly associated with longevity. He is mostly depicted sitting and holding in his hands a vessel containing the nectar of immortality. Amitayus is also one of the [[three deities of long life]].  
  
 
==Transmissions Given to the [[About Rigpa|Rigpa]] Sangha==
 
==Transmissions Given to the [[About Rigpa|Rigpa]] Sangha==
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*[http://www.lotsawahouse.org/sutra_of_boundless_life.html The Sutra of Boundless Life and Wisdom]
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*{{LH|topics/sutras/sutra-boundless-life|The Sutra of Boundless Life and Wisdom}}
  
 
[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]

Latest revision as of 16:09, 9 October 2013

Amitayus, from the private collection of Sogyal Rinpoche

Amitayus (Skt. Amitāyus, Tib. ཚེ་དཔག་མེད་, Tsepakmé; Wyl. tshe dpag med), 'The Buddha of Boundless Life' — a sambhogakaya aspect of Amitabha, particularly associated with longevity. He is mostly depicted sitting and holding in his hands a vessel containing the nectar of immortality. Amitayus is also one of the three deities of long life.

Transmissions Given to the Rigpa Sangha

  • 6 June 2010, Murnau, Germany, Sogyal Rinpoche—oral transmission of prayer & mantra

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