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Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava

Manifestations of Padmasambhava

The activity of Padmasambhava is represented in his life stories in the form of symbolic Buddha activity. For the various activities, Padmasambhava adopted numerous different manifestations according to tradition. The most important ones eight are:

  1. Guru Dorje Drolö [Tib.: gu ru rdo rje gro lod]
  2. Guru Loden Chogse [Tib.: gu ru blo ldan mchog sred]
  3. Guru Nyima Öser [Tib.: gu ru nyi ma 'od zer]
  4. Guru Orgyen Dorje Chang [Tib.: gu ru o rgyan rdo rje 'chang]
  5. Guru Pema Gyalpo [Tib.: gu ru pad ma rgyal po]
  6. Guru Pema Chungne [Tib.: gu ru pa ma 'byung gnas]
  7. Guru Sengge Dradog [Tib.: gu ru seng ge sgra sgrog]
  8. Guru Shakya Sengge [Tib.: gu ru sha kya seng ge]

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Guru Nyima Oeser [1]
1. Guru Nyima Oeser [1]
Guru Nyima Oeser [2]
2. Guru Nyima Oeser [2]
Guru drag-mar / Vajrakila
3. Guru drag-mar / Vajrakila
Guru Loden Choksé
4. Guru Loden Choksé
Dorje Drolö [1]
5. Dorje Drolö [1]
Guru Dragpo
6. Guru Dragpo
Guru Dorje Dolö [2]
7. Guru Dorje Dolö [2]
Guru Drolo [3]
8. Guru Drolo [3]
Pema Jungne [1]
9. Pema Jungne [1]
Pema Jungne [2]
10. Pema Jungne [2]
Orgyen-Dorje-Chang
11. Orgyen-Dorje-Chang
Shakya Sengge
12. Shakya Sengge