Termo

Tibetano:

nye ba'i sras brgyad

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English:

eight close sons.

The eight main Bodhisattvas in the retinue of Buddha Śākyamuni. They are: Ākāśagarbha, Avalokiteśvara, Kṣitigarbha, Maitreya, Mañjuśrī, Samantabhadra, Sarvanivāraṇaviṣkambhin, and Vajrapāṇi. Symbolically they represent the pure state of the eight consciousnesses. [TPQ]