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'''Eight vidyadharas''' (Tib. ''rig 'dzin brgyad'') - [[Vimalamitra]], [[Humkara]], [[Mañjushrimitra]], [[Nagarjuna]], [[Padmasambhava]], [[Dhanasamskrita]], [[Rambuguhya]] and [[Shantigarbha]].
 
'''Eight vidyadharas''' (Tib. ''rig 'dzin brgyad'') - [[Vimalamitra]], [[Humkara]], [[Mañjushrimitra]], [[Nagarjuna]], [[Padmasambhava]], [[Dhanasamskrita]], [[Rambuguhya]] and [[Shantigarbha]].
  
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In which circumstances is this correct, and in which not? For example, in relation to Vajrakilaya, the eight vidyadharas include Prabahasti, not Padmasambhava. Padmasambhava received a ninth casket from Chemchok Heruka at a later time.
  
 
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Revision as of 08:43, 15 July 2007

Eight vidyadharas (Tib. rig 'dzin brgyad) - Vimalamitra, Humkara, Mañjushrimitra, Nagarjuna, Padmasambhava, Dhanasamskrita, Rambuguhya and Shantigarbha.

In which circumstances is this correct, and in which not? For example, in relation to Vajrakilaya, the eight vidyadharas include Prabahasti, not Padmasambhava. Padmasambhava received a ninth casket from Chemchok Heruka at a later time.