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[[vajra]] - [[rdo rje]] [RY]
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[['bum]] - 1) 100,000; 2) The Prajnaparamita Sutra in 8,000 Lines, [by the Buddha on the Vulture Peak, in the city of Rajagriha etc. to the sangha of bodhisattvas the profound dharmas of emptiness taught in answer to questions of Shariputra, ''Subhuti'', [[brgya byin]] and so forth,] The extensive Prajnaparamita in a hundred thousand verses [IW]
  
[[rdo rje]] - adamantine, vajra, supreme, indestructible, great tibetan mountain range, 1 of 27 coincidences in astrology, SA [[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]
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[[rab 'byor]] - Subhuti [sh'akya thub pa'i nyan thos nye 'khor bcu'i gras stong nyid ston pa'i mchog tu gyur pa'o,//a prominent disciple of the buddha [IW]
  
[[rdo rje]] - vajra, thunderbolt, the prince of stones [diamond]. vajra-scepter. 2) indestructible, adamantine; vajra, diamond-like [RY]
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[[rab 'byor]] - Subhuti [IW]
  
[[rdo rje]] - 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]
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[[rab 'byor]] - 1 of buddha's disciples, disciples of buddha who were astute in asking questions, Subhuti [JV]
  
[[rdo rje]] - vajra; indestructible/ immutable/ adamantine [RB]
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[[rab 'byor]] - Subhuti; disciple of the Buddha, especially in the discourses of Prajnaparamita. Subhuti, important monk follower of the Buddha; ''[[Subhuti]]'', a prominent disciple of the Buddha [RY]
  
  
  
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Revision as of 08:05, 1 March 2006

'bum - 1) 100,000; 2) The Prajnaparamita Sutra in 8,000 Lines, [by the Buddha on the Vulture Peak, in the city of Rajagriha etc. to the sangha of bodhisattvas the profound dharmas of emptiness taught in answer to questions of Shariputra, Subhuti, brgya byin and so forth,] The extensive Prajnaparamita in a hundred thousand verses [IW]

rab 'byor - Subhuti [sh'akya thub pa'i nyan thos nye 'khor bcu'i gras stong nyid ston pa'i mchog tu gyur pa'o,//a prominent disciple of the buddha [IW]

rab 'byor - Subhuti [IW]

rab 'byor - 1 of buddha's disciples, disciples of buddha who were astute in asking questions, Subhuti [JV]

rab 'byor - Subhuti; disciple of the Buddha, especially in the discourses of Prajnaparamita. Subhuti, important monk follower of the Buddha; Subhuti, a prominent disciple of the Buddha [RY]