Dezhin Shegpa

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Dezhin Shegpa

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:33 am

Have seen this as a Karmapa honorific, but what do the words Dezhin Shegpa (Shekpa) mean?
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Re: Dezhin Shegpa

Post by Norwegian » Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:59 am

Nicholas Weeks wrote:
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:33 am
Have seen this as a Karmapa honorific, but what do the words Dezhin Shegpa (Shekpa) mean?
de bzhin gshegs pa = Tathagata.

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Re: Dezhin Shegpa

Post by Nicholas Weeks » Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:02 am

Many thanks!
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