byams chos sde lnga

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Tibetan Text

byams chos sde lnga

Five Dharma Treatises of Maitreya
བྱམས་ཆོས་སྡེ་ལྔ་

Basic Meaning

This refers to a series of five texts that, according to the Tibetan tradition, Asaṅga received directly from Maitreya in the pure realm of Tuṣita.

Has the Sense of

The list of five is: Ornament of Clear Realization (Abhisamayālaṃkāra, mngon rtogs rgyan); Ornament for the Mahāyāna Sūtras (Mahāyānasūtrālaṃkāra, theg pa chen po mdo sde rgyan); Differentiation of the Middle and the Extremes (Madhyāntavibhāga, dbus mtha' rnam 'byed); Differentiation of Phenomena and Their Nature (Dharmadharmatāvibhāga, chos dang chos nyid rnam 'byed); and The Mahāyāna Treatise of the Highest Continuum (Ratnagotravibhāga Mahāyānottaratantraśāstra, theg pa chen po rgyud bla ma'i bstan bcos).

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Term Variations
Key Term byams chos sde lnga
Topic Variation byams chos sde lnga
Tibetan བྱམས་ཆོས་སྡེ་ལྔ་  ( jam chöde nga)
Wylie Tibetan Transliteration byams chos sde lnga  ( jam chöde nga)
Buddha-nature Site Standard English Five Dharma Treatises of Maitreya
Karl Brunnhölzl's English Term five dharma works of Maitreya
Sarah Harding's English Term Five Dharmas of Maitreya
Ives Waldo's English Term five treatises of Maitreya, the five doctrines of Maitreya
Alternate Spellings byams pa'i chos sde, byams chos
Term Information
Source Language Tibetan
Basic Meaning This refers to a series of five texts that, according to the Tibetan tradition, Asaṅga received directly from Maitreya in the pure realm of Tuṣita.
Has the Sense of The list of five is: Ornament of Clear Realization (Abhisamayālaṃkāra, mngon rtogs rgyan); Ornament for the Mahāyāna Sūtras (Mahāyānasūtrālaṃkāra, theg pa chen po mdo sde rgyan); Differentiation of the Middle and the Extremes (Madhyāntavibhāga, dbus mtha' rnam 'byed); Differentiation of Phenomena and Their Nature (Dharmadharmatāvibhāga, chos dang chos nyid rnam 'byed); and The Mahāyāna Treatise of the Highest Continuum (Ratnagotravibhāga Mahāyānottaratantraśāstra, theg pa chen po rgyud bla ma'i bstan bcos).
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Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism See page 159: In Tibetan, “the five books of Maitreya” said to have been presented to Asaṅga by the bodhisattva Maitreya in the Tuṣita heaven; they are the Māhayāna-sūtrālaṃkāra, Abhisamayālaṃkāra, Madhyāntavibhāga, Dharmadharmatāvibhāga, and the Ratnagotravibhāga (Uttaratantra).
Rangjung Yeshe Dictionary Five Teachings of Lord Maitreya, five treatises of Maitreya, the Five Doctrines of Maitreya, 1) {theg pa chen po'i mdo sde rgyan gyi tshig le'ur byas ba} [Mahayana Sutralamkara Karika]. 2) {dbus dang mtha' rnam par 'byed pa} [madhyaanta-vibhanga] 3) {chos dang chos nyid rnam par 'byed pa} [Dharma-dharmataa-vibhanya] 4) {theg pa chen po'i rgyan bla ma'i bstan bcos} [Mahaayanaottaratantra-shaastra] 5) {mngon par rtogs ba'i rgyan} [Abhisamayaalam.kaara].
TshigmdzodChenmo rgyal ba byams pas thogs med la gsungs pa'i chos/ mngon rtogs rgyan/ mdo sde rgyan/ rgyud bla ma/ chos dang chos nyid rnam 'byed/ dbus mtha' rnam 'byed de sde tshan lnga/ ...