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Buddha fields of the five families

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Buddha fields of the five families (Wyl. rigs lnga'i zhing khams) —

  1. 'Manifest Joy' (Skt. Abhirati; Tib. Ngönpar Gawa; Wyl. mngon par dga' ba), presided over by Akṣobhya (Vajra family-East).
  2. 'The Magnificent' (Skt. Śrīmat; Tib. Paldangdenpa; Wyl. dpal dang ldan pa), presided over by Ratnasambhava (Ratna family-South).
  3. 'The Blissful Realm' (Skt. Sukhāvatī; Tib. Dewachen; Wyl. bde ba can) or 'Lotus Mound' (Tib. Pema Tsekpa), presided over by Amitābha (Padma family-West).
  4. 'Accomplishing Perfect Action' (Skt. Karmaprasiddhi; Tib. Lerab Drubpa; Wyl. las rab grub pa) (Karma family-North), presided over by Amoghasiddhi.
  5. 'The Highest' (Skt. Akaniṣṭha; Tib. Omin; Wyl. 'og min) or 'Blazing Mountain' (Tib. Meri Barwa; Wyl. me ri 'bar ba), presided over by Vairocana (Buddha family-Centre).


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