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# Indra Kaushika (Wyl. ''dbang po brgya byin'') for the [[gods|god]] realms  
 
# Indra Kaushika (Wyl. ''dbang po brgya byin'') for the [[gods|god]] realms  
# Vemachitra (Wyl. ''thags bzang ris'') for the [[demi-gods]] or asura realms  
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# Vemachitra (Skt. Vemacitra; Tib. Taksangri; Wyl. ''thags bzang ris'') for the [[demi-gods]] or asura realms  
 
# [[Shakyamuni]] (Wyl. ''sh’akya thub pa'') for the [[human beings|human]] realm  
 
# [[Shakyamuni]] (Wyl. ''sh’akya thub pa'') for the [[human beings|human]] realm  
# Shravasingha (Wyl. ''seng ge rab brtan'') for the [[animal realm]]
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# Shravasingha or Dhruvasiṃha (Tib. Sengé Rabten; Wyl. ''seng ge rab brtan'') for the [[animal realm]]
 
# Jvalamukhadeva (Wyl. ''kha ‘bar de ba'') for the [[preta]] realms  
 
# Jvalamukhadeva (Wyl. ''kha ‘bar de ba'') for the [[preta]] realms  
# Dharmaraja (Wyl. ''chos kyi rgyal po'') for the [[hells|hell realms]]
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# Dharmaraja (Tib. Chökyi Gyalpo; Wyl. ''chos kyi rgyal po'') for the [[hells|hell realms]]
  
 
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Revision as of 17:51, 14 April 2009

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 (Skt. Vemacitra; Tib. Taksangri; Wyl. thags bzang ris) for the demi-gods or asura realms
  3. Shakyamuni (Wyl. sh’akya thub pa) for the human realm
  4. Shravasingha or Dhruvasiṃha (Tib. Sengé Rabten; Wyl. seng ge rab brtan) for the animal realm
  5. Jvalamukhadeva (Wyl. kha ‘bar de ba) for the preta realms
  6. Dharmaraja (Tib. Chökyi Gyalpo; Wyl. chos kyi rgyal po) for the hell realms