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'''Earth terma''' (Tib. ''sa ter''; [[Wyl.]] ''sa gter'') — a category of [[terma]] which employ physical objects.
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'''Earth terma''' ([[ས་གཏེར་]],  ''sa ter'', [[Wyl.]] ''sa gter'') — a category of [[terma]] which employs physical objects.
  
 
[[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]] writes:
 
[[Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche]] writes:
 
:[[Padmasambhava]] hid earth treasures in mountains, rocks, lakes, and so on. He then entrusted various [[protectors]], [[gods]], [[naga]]s, local deities, and so forth, to guard these treasures until, according to his predictions, the time came to deliver them to the [[tertön]]. When the right time comes, the tertön can extract these treasures from their place of concealment.<ref>Dilgo Khyentse, ''Brilliant Moon'' (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2008), page 141.</ref>
 
:[[Padmasambhava]] hid earth treasures in mountains, rocks, lakes, and so on. He then entrusted various [[protectors]], [[gods]], [[naga]]s, local deities, and so forth, to guard these treasures until, according to his predictions, the time came to deliver them to the [[tertön]]. When the right time comes, the tertön can extract these treasures from their place of concealment.<ref>Dilgo Khyentse, ''Brilliant Moon'' (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2008), page 141.</ref>
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Examples of earth termas are:
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*the ''[[Tukdrup Barché Kunsel]]'' revealed by [[Chokgyur Lingpa]] from [[Danyi Khala Rongo]] (which [[Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo]] also revealed as a [[gong ter]])
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*the ''[[Kagyé Rigdzin Yongdü]]'' revealed by [[Ngari Panchen Pema Wangyal]]
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*the ''[[Yang Nying Pudri]]'' revealed by [[Tertön Sogyal]]
  
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==

Latest revision as of 20:31, 31 January 2017

Earth terma (ས་གཏེར་, sa ter, Wyl. sa gter) — a category of terma which employs physical objects.

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche writes:

Padmasambhava hid earth treasures in mountains, rocks, lakes, and so on. He then entrusted various protectors, gods, nagas, local deities, and so forth, to guard these treasures until, according to his predictions, the time came to deliver them to the tertön. When the right time comes, the tertön can extract these treasures from their place of concealment.[1]

Examples of earth termas are:

Notes

  1. Dilgo Khyentse, Brilliant Moon (Boston & London: Shambhala, 2008), page 141.

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