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Buddhist Deity: Jambhala Religious Context

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Jeff Watt [updated 5-2019]


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Jambhala is found in a number of different source texts including the Hevajra, Chakrasamvara and Kalachakra tantras. The Siddhaikavira tantra describes a number of different Jambhala and Vasudhara practices.

84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha: Toh 544. Siddhaikavīra Tantra (Siddhaika­vīra­tantram, dpa’ bo gcig pu grub pa zhes bya ba’i rgyud kyi rgyal po chen po)

Toh 768/973. The Incantation of Jambhalaśrī. གནོད་འཛིན་དཔལ་གྱི་གཟུངས། · gnod 'dzin dpal gyi gzungs/
jambhalaśrīdhāraṇī.

Toh 769/971. The Beneficent Incantation of the Compassionate Jambhalajalendra. གནོད་འཛིན་ཆུ་དབང་སྙིང་རྗེ་ཅན་གྱི་གཟུངས་བདེ་བྱེད། · gnod 'dzin chu dbang snying rje can gyi gzungs bde byed/kāruṇikāryajambhalajalendra­suśaṅkaradhāraṇī.

Toh 770. The Extant Practice of Jambhalajalendra. གནོད་གནས་དབང་པོ་ཇི་ལྟར་བྱུང་བའི་རྟོག་པ། · gnod gnas dbang po ji ltar byung ba'i rtog pa/jambhalajalendrayathālabdhakalpa.

Toh 771/972. The Hundred and Eight Names of Jambhala. གནོད་འཛིན་གྱི་མཚན་བརྒྱ་རྩ་བརྒྱད་པ། · gnod 'dzin gyi mtshan brgya rtsa brgyad pa/jambhalanāmāṣṭaśatakam.

(The images below are only a selection of examples from the links above).