Eight glorious ornaments

From Rigpa Wiki
Revision as of 17:22, 16 June 2011 by Tsondru (talk | contribs) (Created page with 'The '''eight glorious ornaments''' (Tib. <big>དཔལ་གྱི་ཆས་བརྒྱད།</big>, Wyl. ''dpal gyi chas brgyad'') are: :#Crocodile skin, symbolizing shini…')
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

The eight glorious ornaments (Tib. དཔལ་གྱི་ཆས་བརྒྱད།, Wyl. dpal gyi chas brgyad) are:

  1. Crocodile skin, symbolizing shining with splendour;
  2. The sun, and
  3. Moon symbolizing skilful means and wisdom inseparable;
  4. The fire of wisdom symbolizing burning noxious beings;
  5. The crescent moon-shaped fangs, or canine teeth, symbolizing cutting through birth and death;
  6. The vajra garments symbolizing being completely mighty;
  7. The armour of power symbolizing dwelling in the state of buddhahood; and
  8. The iron double vajra symbolizing reversing harm. [1]

References

  1. * Thinley Norbu, The Small Golden Key.