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Bon: Number Sets & Lists

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Three
Three Deities of the Bon: Walse, Lhago, Tsochog
Three Protectors: Mi, Du, Tsen

Four
Four Bonpo Families (Dru, Shu, Pa, Me'u)
Four Deathless Ones (Chime Yabse Shi)
Four Guardian Kings
Four Transcendent Lords

Five
Five Bonpo Families (Dru, Shu, Pa, Meu, Shen)
Five Deity Sherab Chamma
Five Excellent Ones of the Se Fortress
Five Gods of the Five Sciences (Yewang Rignga)
Five Kandros of the Elements (Magyu System)
Five Offering Goddesses
Five Personal Gods (Gowai Lha Nga)

Six
Six Guardians of the Six Realms (Dulwa Shen Drug)
Six Kandros of the Magyu
Six Realms of Existence
Six Sipai Gyalmo Manifestations
Six Teachers of Discipline (Dulwa Shendrug)

Eight
Eight Chamma Protecting From the Eight Fears
Eight Offering Goddesses

Nine
Nine Zhangzhung Sages

Twelve
Twelve Ritual Deities

Twenty-four
Twenty-four Zhangzhung Masters

Thirty-three
Thirty-three Celestial Bon Ritual Experts

Forty-five
Forty-five Peaceful Deities

Eighty-six
Eighty-six Wrathful Deities

One Hundred and Twenty-one
One Hundred and Twenty-one Chorten

Two Hundred and Fifty
Two Hundred and Fifty Deity Sangpo Bumtri
Two Hundred and Fifty Deity Shenlha Okar
Two Hundred and Fifty Deity Sherab Chamma
Two Hundred and Fifty Deity Tonpa Shenrab

One Thousand
1000 Sanggye of the Bon

Jeff Watt 4-2006