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# The One with the Accomplishment of the Vow of the Radiance of Gold and Fine Stainless Jewels (Skt. ''Suvarṇa­bhadra­vimala­ratna­prabhā­savrata­siddhi''; Wyl. ''gser bzang dri med rin chen snang brtul zhugs pa'')
 
# The One with the Accomplishment of the Vow of the Radiance of Gold and Fine Stainless Jewels (Skt. ''Suvarṇa­bhadra­vimala­ratna­prabhā­savrata­siddhi''; Wyl. ''gser bzang dri med rin chen snang brtul zhugs pa'')
 
# The One without Anguish and with Supreme Glory (Skt. ''Aśokottamaśrī''; Wyl. ''mya ngan med mchog dpal'')
 
# The One without Anguish and with Supreme Glory (Skt. ''Aśokottamaśrī''; Wyl. ''mya ngan med mchog dpal'')
# The Roaring One with an Ocean of Dharma-Renown (Skt. ''Dharmakīrtisāgaraghoṣa'; Wyl. ''chos sgrags rgya mtsho’i dbyang'')
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# The Roaring One with an Ocean of Dharma-Renown (Skt. ''Dharmakīrtisāgaraghoṣa''; Wyl. ''chos sgrags rgya mtsho’i dbyang'')
 
# The King who is an Ocean of Dharma with the Best of Minds, Mastery, and Super-Knowledge (Skt. ''Dharma­sāgarā­gramati­vikrīḍitā­bhijñā­rāja''; Wyl. ''chos rgya mtsho mchog gi blos rnam par rol bar mngon par mkhyen pa’i rgyal po'')
 
# The King who is an Ocean of Dharma with the Best of Minds, Mastery, and Super-Knowledge (Skt. ''Dharma­sāgarā­gramati­vikrīḍitā­bhijñā­rāja''; Wyl. ''chos rgya mtsho mchog gi blos rnam par rol bar mngon par mkhyen pa’i rgyal po'')
 
# The Master of Medicine with the Radiance of Beryl aka the '[[Buddha of Medicine]]' (Skt. ''Bhaiṣajya­guru­vaiḍūrya­prabha''; Wyl. ''sman gyi bla bai dū rya’i ’od'')
 
# The Master of Medicine with the Radiance of Beryl aka the '[[Buddha of Medicine]]' (Skt. ''Bhaiṣajya­guru­vaiḍūrya­prabha''; Wyl. ''sman gyi bla bai dū rya’i ’od'')

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The Seven Tathagatas (Skt. sapta-tathāgata; Tib. དེ་བཞིན་གཤེགས་པ་བདུན་, Wyl. de bzhin gshegs pa bdun) — a set of seven buddhas appearing in two Kriya Tantra texts[1]. With the addition of Shakyamuni Buddha, they are often called Eight Lords of Physicians. They are:

  1. The Glorious King whose Name is Widely Renowned (Skt. Suparikīrtitanāmaśrīrāja; Wyl. mtshan legs yongs grags dpal gyi rgyal po)
  2. The King who Sounds the Energy of Virtue (Skt. Kuśala­tejonir­ghoṣa­rāja'; Wyl. mkhas pa gzi brjid kyi sgra dbyangs kyi rgyal po)
  3. The One with the Accomplishment of the Vow of the Radiance of Gold and Fine Stainless Jewels (Skt. Suvarṇa­bhadra­vimala­ratna­prabhā­savrata­siddhi; Wyl. gser bzang dri med rin chen snang brtul zhugs pa)
  4. The One without Anguish and with Supreme Glory (Skt. Aśokottamaśrī; Wyl. mya ngan med mchog dpal)
  5. The Roaring One with an Ocean of Dharma-Renown (Skt. Dharmakīrtisāgaraghoṣa; Wyl. chos sgrags rgya mtsho’i dbyang)
  6. The King who is an Ocean of Dharma with the Best of Minds, Mastery, and Super-Knowledge (Skt. Dharma­sāgarā­gramati­vikrīḍitā­bhijñā­rāja; Wyl. chos rgya mtsho mchog gi blos rnam par rol bar mngon par mkhyen pa’i rgyal po)
  7. The Master of Medicine with the Radiance of Beryl aka the 'Buddha of Medicine' (Skt. Bhaiṣajya­guru­vaiḍūrya­prabha; Wyl. sman gyi bla bai dū rya’i ’od)

References

  1. The Sūtra Describing in Full the Specific Previous Vows of the Seven Tathāgatas (D 503, Skt. sapta-tathāgata-pūrva-praṇi­dhāna-viśeṣa-vistāra-sūtra; Wyl. phags pa de bzhin gshegs pa bdun gyi sngon gyi smon lam gyi khyad par rgyas pa zhes bya ba theg pa chen po'i mdo) and The Incantation of Vaiḍūrya-prabhā (D 505, Skt. tathāgata-vaiḍūrya-prabhā-nāma-balādhāna-samādhi-dhāraṇī; Wyl. bai DUr+ya'i 'od gyi gzungs)