Termo

Tibetano:

ཉེ་བའི་སྲས་བརྒྱད་

nye ba'i sras (chen) brgyad

Sânscrito:

Português:

Oito Grandes Filhos Próximos

Os oito grandes bodhisattvas do séquito de Buda Śākyamuni: Mañjuśrī, Avalokiteśvara, Vajrapaṇi, Maitreya, Kṣitigarbha, Sarvanivāraṇaviṣkambhin e Samantabhadra. Cada um deles desempenha um papel particular na ajuda aos seres humanos. Simbolicamente, eles representam as oito consciências no seu estado puro.

English:

Eight Great Close Sons

The eight great bodhisattvas of the retinue of Buddha Śākyamuni: Mañjuśrī, Avalokiteśvara, Vajrapaṇi, Maitreya, Kṣitigarbha, Sarvanivāraṇaviṣkambhin and Samantabhadra. Each fulfills a particular role to help human beings. Symbolically, they represent the eight consciousnesses in their pure state. [WOMPT]

The principal Bodhisattvas in Buddha Shakyamuni’s retinue: Mañjushri, Avalokiteshvara, Vajrapani, Maitreya, Kshitigarbha, Sarvanivaranaviskambhin, Samantabhadra, and Akashagarbha. Each fulfills a particular role to help beings. Symbolically they represent the pure state of the eight consciousnesses. [TLWF 2011]