Bodhisattva Samantabhadra

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Samantabhadra (Skt.; Tib. ཀུན་ཏུ་བཟང་པོ་, Kuntu Zangpo, Wyl. kun tu bzang po) is one of the eight great bodhisattvas, renowned for the vastness of his offerings. He is depicted as reddish-green in colour, and holding a corn-ear of jewels as a sign that he fulfils the wishes of all beings. His story is recounted in the Gandavyuha Sutra, which includes his famous prayer of aspiration, Samantabhadra's Aspiration to Good Actions.

Further Reading

  • Jamgön Mipham, A Garland of Jewels, trans. by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso (Woodstock: KTD Publications, 2008)

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