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The '''six munis''' ([[Wyl.]] ''thub pa drug'') are the [[supreme nirmanakaya]] [[buddha]]s for each of the [[six classes of beings]]. They are,  
 
The '''six munis''' ([[Wyl.]] ''thub pa drug'') are the [[supreme nirmanakaya]] [[buddha]]s for each of the [[six classes of beings]]. They are,  
  
# Indra Kaushika (''dbang po brgya byin'') for the [[gods|god]] realms  
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# Indra Kaushika (Wyl. ''dbang po brgya byin'') for the [[gods|god]] realms  
# [[Shakyamuni]] (''sh’akya thub pa'') for the [[human beings|human]] realm
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# Vemachitra (Wyl. ''thags bzang ris'') for the [[demi-gods]] or asura realms
# Jvalamukhadeva (''kha ‘bar de ba'') for the [[preta]] realms
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# [[Shakyamuni]] (Wyl. ''sh’akya thub pa'') for the [[human beings|human]] realm
# Shravasingha (''seng ge rab brtan'') for the [[animal realm]]
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# Shravasingha (Wyl. ''seng ge rab brtan'') for the [[animal realm]]
# Vemachitra (''thags bzang ris'') for the [[demi-gods]] or asura realms  
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# Jvalamukhadeva (Wyl. ''kha ‘bar de ba'') for the [[preta]] realms  
# Dharmaraja (''chos kyi rgyal po'') for the [[hells|hell realms]]
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# Dharmaraja (Wyl. ''chos kyi rgyal po'') for the [[hells|hell realms]]
  
 
[[Category: Enumerations]]
 
[[Category: Enumerations]]
 
[[Category: Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category: Buddhas and Deities]]

Revision as of 10:11, 15 September 2008

The six munis (Wyl. thub pa drug) are the supreme nirmanakaya buddhas for each of the six classes of beings. They are,

  1. Indra Kaushika (Wyl. dbang po brgya byin) for the god realms
  2. Vemachitra (Wyl. thags bzang ris) for the demi-gods or asura realms
  3. Shakyamuni (Wyl. sh’akya thub pa) for the human realm
  4. Shravasingha (Wyl. seng ge rab brtan) for the animal realm
  5. Jvalamukhadeva (Wyl. kha ‘bar de ba) for the preta realms
  6. Dharmaraja (Wyl. chos kyi rgyal po) for the hell realms