Birth of a Tibetan Buddhist Master, Part 2: Auspicious Signs and Events at the Birth of the Seventh Karma pa, Chos grags rgya mtsho (1454–1506)

Dominik Dell

Abstrakt

This paper deals with accounts of miraculous and auspicious signs and events as an aspect of the secret level in life stories (rnam thar) of Tibetan Buddhist masters and traces these patterns back to the life story of Buddha Śākyamuni, as well as to Vajrayana symbolism. An annotated translation, analysis, and edition of a so-far untranslated section of the rnam thar of the Seventh Karma pa from the Chos ‘byung mkhas pa’i dga’ ston are provided.

Słowa kluczowe: Chos grags rgya mtsho, Karmapa VII, rnam thar, secret life story, chos ‘byung mkhas pa’i dga’ ston, auspicious signs, miracles
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