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Buddhist Deity: Long-Life Deities

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The Three Long-life Deities (Tibetan: tse lha nam sum) are Amitayus, White Tara, and Ushnishavijaya. There are many different forms for each along with dozens of transmission lineages from India and indigenous Revealed Treasure (Tib.: ter ma) traditions of Tibet.

Jeff Watt 2-1999 [updated 1-2019]