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Tashi Tseringma, (Tib. བཀྲ་ཤིས་ཚེ་རིང་མ་ , Wyl. ''bkra shis tshe ring ma'')
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Tashi [[Tseringma]], (Tib. བཀྲ་ཤིས་ཚེ་རིང་མ་ , Wyl. ''bkra shis tshe ring ma'')
  
 
Ting gi Shyal Zangma, (Tib. མཐིང་གི་ཞལ་བཟང་མ་ , Wyl. ''mthing gi zhal bzang ma'')  
 
Ting gi Shyal Zangma, (Tib. མཐིང་གི་ཞལ་བཟང་མ་ , Wyl. ''mthing gi zhal bzang ma'')  

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Five Sisters of Long Life (Tib. ཚེ་རིང་མ་མཆེད་ལྔ་ , Wyl. tshe ring mched lnga) are guardians who pledged to protect the teachings. They are:-


Tashi Tseringma, (Tib. བཀྲ་ཤིས་ཚེ་རིང་མ་ , Wyl. bkra shis tshe ring ma)

Ting gi Shyal Zangma, (Tib. མཐིང་གི་ཞལ་བཟང་མ་ , Wyl. mthing gi zhal bzang ma)

Chöpen Drin Zangma, (Tib. ཅོད་པན་མགྲིན་བཟང་མ་ , Wyl. cod pan mgrin bzang ma)

Miyo Lang Zangma, (Tib. མི་གཡོ་གླང་བཟང་མ་ , Wyl. mi g.yo glang bzang ma) and

Talkar Dro Zangma, (Tib. གཏལ་དཀར་འགྲོ་བཟང་མ་ , Wyl. gtal dkar ‘gro bzang ma).


In some traditions they are depicted as riding on animals [1] but in the Longchen Nyingtikterma tradition they are depicted in standing posture holding various accoutrements. [2]


Tashi Tseringma – riding a snow lion

Ting gi Shyal Zangma – riding a wild ass

Chöpen Drin Zangma – riding a stag

Miyo Lang Zangma – riding a tiger

Talkar Dro Zangma - riding a dragon


Longchen Nyingtik terma tradition


Tashi Tseringma - holding an arrow and a dice

Ting gi Shyal Zangma - holding a divination mirror

Chöpen Drin Zangma - holding a treasure vase

Miyo Lang Zangma - holding a tray of wealth and riches

Talkar Dro Zangma - holding a silver ladle of milk

References

  1. * http://www.himalayanart.org/pages/tseringma/index.html The Five Long-life Sisters.
  2. * klong chen snying gi thig le las/ bka' srung sman btsun mched lnga'i phrin las dpag bsam yongs 'du - pp.749-755/756.

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