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Dipamkara

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Dipamkara
燃燈仏 (Skt, Pali; Jpn Nento-butsu)

A Buddha who bestowed a prophecy of Enlightenment on Shakyamuni when the latter was a Bodhisattva in a past existence. See Burning Torch. See also:Dīpankara Buddha

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Dipamkara (Skt. Dīpaṃkara; Tib. མར་མེ་མཛད་, Marmedzé; Wyl. mar me mzad) is the first of a list of eighteen buddhas who preceded Buddha Shakyamuni. In Tibetan iconography, Dipamkara most usually represents all the buddhas of the past.

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Source

RigpaWiki:Dipamkara