The Dharani of the Noble Tathagatha Jnanolka

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The Dharani of the Noble Tathagatha Jnanolka (Skt. Jñānolkadhāraṇī; Tib. ཡེ་ཤེས་ཏ་ལ་ལའི་གཟུངས།, Wyl. ye shes ta la la’i gzungs) centres on a pairing of four tathagatas and four bodhisattvas, who offer dharanis to the deitiesof the Sun and the Moon after perceiving their wish to shine a light upon beings residing in the darkest depths of cyclic existence.[1]


The Tibetan translation of this text can be found in the Compendium of Dharanis Section of the Tibetan Dergé Kangyur, Toh 848. It is also catalogued as Toh 522 in the Action Tantra section of the Tantra Collection.


  1. 84000 Translating the Words of the Buddha.