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rdo rje


(In Sanskrit - vajra). Pronounced by Tibetans 'benzra' or 'benza'. Frequently one may hear the prayer: "Om Ah Hung Benza Guru Pema Siddhi Hung", which is called the Vajra Guru Mantra. (RY)

adamantine, vajra, supreme, indestructible, great tibetan mountain range, 1 of 27 coincidences in astrology, See also: sbyor ba nyer bdun, 1 of 28 astrological terms for harmony of influence in the destiny of a person, prince of stones, infallible, indestructible, unchangeable, holy, venerable, indra's thunderbolt, scepter, indestructible reality, indestructible state [JV]

vajra, thunderbolt, the prince of stones [diamond]. vajra-scepter. 2) indestructible, adamantine; vajra, diamond-like. (RY)

Vajra. 'Diamond,' 'king of stones.' As an adjective it means indestructible, invincible, firm etc. The ultimate vajra is emptiness, the conventional vajra is the ritual implement of material substance. (RY)

<ba dzra> 1) mi phyed pa dang, indestructible; 2) Indian weapon signifying upaya; 3) 1 of the sbyor ba nyer bdun; 4) rdo rje pha lam, precious, stone, jewel, thunderbolt, the prince of stones [diamond] vajra see also under indestructible reality - vajra-scepter, indestructible, adamantine. (IW)

vajra; isc. immutable. (RB)

vajra; indestructible/ immutable/ adamantine. (RB)

(med) For the tibetan notice of the mineral Diamond see rdo rje pha lam.
Johannes Schmidt (talk) 03:47, 24 April 2024 (EDT)