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'''Dza Rahula''' - one of the most important protectors of the [[Nyingma]] and [[Dzogchen]] teachings. He has nine heads, his upper body is covered with eyes, and the lower part is like a snake. When [[Longchenpa]] was writing the [[Seven Treasures]] at [[Gangri Thökar]], it was Rahula who mixed the ink.
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'''Za Rahula''' (Skt. ''Rāhula''; Tib. གཟའ་རཱ་ཧུ་ལ་,  [[Wyl.]] ''gza' rA hu la'') — one of the most important [[protector]]s of the [[Nyingma]] and [[Dzogchen]] teachings. He has nine heads, his upper body is covered with eyes, and the lower part is like a snake. When [[Longchenpa]] was writing the [[Seven Treasures]] at [[Gangri Thökar]], it was Rahula who mixed the ink.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:27, 20 January 2018

Za Rahula courtesy of Mahasiddha.org

Za Rahula (Skt. Rāhula; Tib. གཟའ་རཱ་ཧུ་ལ་, Wyl. gza' rA hu la) — one of the most important protectors of the Nyingma and Dzogchen teachings. He has nine heads, his upper body is covered with eyes, and the lower part is like a snake. When Longchenpa was writing the Seven Treasures at Gangri Thökar, it was Rahula who mixed the ink.