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#the descent from [[Tushita]], the Joyous pure land,
 
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#taking birth in the [[Lumbini]] garden,
 
#becoming skilled in various arts,
 
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#becoming fully enlightened,
 
#becoming fully enlightened,
 
#turning the wheel of Dharma, and
 
#turning the wheel of Dharma, and
#passing into mahaparinirvana in the city of Kushinagara.
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#passing into [[parinirvana|mahaparinirvana]] in the city of [[Kushinagara]].
  
 
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Revision as of 09:24, 29 July 2007

Twelve deeds (mdzad pa bcu gnyis) - Twelve deeds carried out by a supreme nirmanakaya buddha, such as the Buddha Shakyamuni are:

  1. the descent from Tushita, the Joyous pure land,
  2. entering the mother’s womb,
  3. taking birth in the Lumbini garden,
  4. becoming skilled in various arts,
  5. delighting in the company of royal consorts,
  6. developing renunciation and becoming ordained,
  7. practicing austerities for six years,
  8. proceeding to the foot of the bodhi tree,
  9. overcoming Mara’s hosts,
  10. becoming fully enlightened,
  11. turning the wheel of Dharma, and
  12. passing into mahaparinirvana in the city of Kushinagara.