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'''Sarasvati''' (Skt. ''Sarasvatī''; Tib. [[དབྱངས་ཅན་མ་]], ''Yangchenma''; [[Wyl.]] ''dbyangs can ma'') -  
 
'''Sarasvati''' (Skt. ''Sarasvatī''; Tib. [[དབྱངས་ཅན་མ་]], ''Yangchenma''; [[Wyl.]] ''dbyangs can ma'') -  
  
#the goddess of learning, often depicted as white in colour and playing a lute, or
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#the goddess of wisdom, literary and poetry, often depicted as white or red<ref>according to the tradition of of Shakyashri Bhadra and Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen.</ref> in colour and playing a lute, or
 
#one of the [[Twenty-One Taras]], also white in colour; peaceful and smiling, she holds a lotus upon which is a mirror marked which the syllable Hrī.
 
#one of the [[Twenty-One Taras]], also white in colour; peaceful and smiling, she holds a lotus upon which is a mirror marked which the syllable Hrī.
  
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In the [[Tantra|Tantric]] tradition Sarasvati is classified as a wisdom-generating [[Deity|deity]].
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==Teachings Given to the [[About Rigpa|Rigpa]] Sangha==
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*[[Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche]], [[Lerab Ling]], 30 May 2011
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*[http://www.lotsawahouse.org/school/sarasvati_praise.html The Sweet Sound of Perfect Joy: A Praise to the Goddess Sarasvati by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö]
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*[http://www.lotsawahouse.org/tibetan-masters/jamyang-khyentse-chokyi-lodro/sarasvati-praise The Sweet Sound of Perfect Joy: A Praise to the Goddess Sarasvati by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö]
 
*[http://www.himalayanart.org/pages/sarasvati/index.html Sarasvati: Goddess of Eloquence outline page at Himalayan Art Resources]
 
*[http://www.himalayanart.org/pages/sarasvati/index.html Sarasvati: Goddess of Eloquence outline page at Himalayan Art Resources]
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==References==
  
 
[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category:Tara]]
 
[[Category:Tara]]

Latest revision as of 20:24, 18 May 2018

Sarasvati

Sarasvati (Skt. Sarasvatī; Tib. དབྱངས་ཅན་མ་, Yangchenma; Wyl. dbyangs can ma) -

  1. the goddess of wisdom, literary and poetry, often depicted as white or red[1] in colour and playing a lute, or
  2. one of the Twenty-One Taras, also white in colour; peaceful and smiling, she holds a lotus upon which is a mirror marked which the syllable Hrī.

In the Tantric tradition Sarasvati is classified as a wisdom-generating deity.

Teachings Given to the Rigpa Sangha

External Links

References

  1. according to the tradition of of Shakyashri Bhadra and Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen.