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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:  
 
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The Six Munis © 2004 Shechen Archives

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