dur khrod chen po brgyad

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[TRS 121-3] [RY]

the 8 Great Charnel Grounds; (in the east gtum drag, in the north tsang tsing 'khrigs, in the west rdo rje 'bar, in the south keng rus can, in the dbang ldan direction drag tu rgod pa, in the me lha direction bkra shis tshal, in the bden bral direction mun pa drag po, in the rlung phyogs direction ki li ki lir sgra sgrog pa). [IW]

8 great historical cemeteries (gtum drag). [JV]

the 8 great charnel grounds [IW]

Eight Great Charnel Grounds - དུར་ཁྲོད་ཆེན་པོ་བརྒྱད། (dur khrod chen po brgyad):

  1. Cool Grove, Sitavana - བསིལ་བ་ཚལ།(bsil ba tshal), in the east.
  2. Perfected in Body - སྐུ་ལ་རྫོགས།(sku la rdzogs) to the south.
  3. Lotus Mound - པད་མ་བརྩེགས།(pad ma brtsegs) to the west.
  4. Lanka Mound - ལན་ཀ་བརྩེགས།(lan ka brtsegs) to the north.
  5. Spontaneously Accomplished Mound - ལྷུན་གྲུབ་བརྩེགས།(lhun grub brtsegs) to the south-east.
  6. Display of Great Secret - གསང་ཆེན་རོལ་པ།(gsang chen rol pa) to the south-west.
  7. Pervasive Great Joy - ཧེ་ཆེན་བརྡལ་བ།(he chen brdal ba) to the north-west.
  8. World Mound - འཇིག་རྟེན་བརྩེགས།('jig rten brtsegs) to the north-east.

There are also numerous other lists of charnel grounds.