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Jnana Sagara

Post by pemachophel » Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:59 pm

Can anyone tell me about the Deity Jnana Sagara in Tibetan Buddhism?

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Re: Jnana Sagara

Post by conebeckham » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:11 pm

I don't know of a JnanaSagara...but I know of a JinaSagara, Avalokiteshvara JinaSagara.....?? Maybe?
དམ་པའི་དོན་ནི་ཤེས་རབ་ཆེ་བ་དང་།
རྟོག་གེའི་ཡུལ་མིན་བླ་མའི་བྱིན་རླབས་དང་།
སྐལ་ལྡན་ལས་འཕྲོ་ཅན་གྱིས་རྟོགས་པ་སྟེ།
དེ་ནི་ཤེས་རབ་ལ་ནི་ལོ་རྟོག་སེལ།།


"Absolute Truth is not an object of analytical discourse or great discriminating wisdom,
It is realized through the blessing grace of the Guru and fortunate Karmic potential.
Like this, mistaken ideas of discriminating wisdom are clarified."
- (Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche, from his summary of "The Ocean of Definitive Meaning")

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Re: Jnana Sagara

Post by dzogchungpa » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:13 pm

Isn't Jnana Sagara Yeshe Tsogyal?
It takes a great being to be daring enough to cultivate a bad reputation. - Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

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Re: Jnana Sagara

Post by krodha » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:56 pm

dzogchungpa wrote:Isn't Jnana Sagara Yeshe Tsogyal?
She immediately came to mind when I saw this thread as well... it's how she is referred to in her mantra.

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Re: Jnana Sagara

Post by conebeckham » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:02 pm

Sure, Jnana Sagara is a literal back translation of Yeshe Tsogyal, for sure.

Is she ever referred to by a Sanskrit name in texts, though? I've not seen it, but my exposure is minimal.....
དམ་པའི་དོན་ནི་ཤེས་རབ་ཆེ་བ་དང་།
རྟོག་གེའི་ཡུལ་མིན་བླ་མའི་བྱིན་རླབས་དང་།
སྐལ་ལྡན་ལས་འཕྲོ་ཅན་གྱིས་རྟོགས་པ་སྟེ།
དེ་ནི་ཤེས་རབ་ལ་ནི་ལོ་རྟོག་སེལ།།


"Absolute Truth is not an object of analytical discourse or great discriminating wisdom,
It is realized through the blessing grace of the Guru and fortunate Karmic potential.
Like this, mistaken ideas of discriminating wisdom are clarified."
- (Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche, from his summary of "The Ocean of Definitive Meaning")

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Re: Jnana Sagara

Post by dzogchungpa » Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:58 pm

It takes a great being to be daring enough to cultivate a bad reputation. - Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

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Re: Jnana Sagara

Post by reddust » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:52 am

pemachophel wrote:Can anyone tell me about the Deity Jnana Sagara in Tibetan Buddhism?

:namaste:
I know Jnana means actualized wisdom and related to the Vipassana nanas per wiki search. Sagara was a Vedic King. I don't know if this will help your search. I remember seeing this name but I can't remember where.

Jñāna: knowledge, a mode of prajna, characterized by decisive (niscita) understanding; also characterized as knowledge
that repeatedly discerns; knowledge realizes and comprehends, fully and thoroughly. http://abhidharmakosa.files.wordpress.c ... -7-web.pdf
Mind and mental events are concepts, mere postulations within the three realms of samsara Longchenpa .... A link to my Garden, Art and Foodie blog Scratch Living

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Re: Jnana Sagara

Post by pemachophel » Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:56 am

Yeshe Tshogyal, of course! Thank you very much. That totally fits the context. She's mentioned in Yumka Dechen Gyalmo which is a Yeshe Tshogyal sadhana.

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