By Turrell Wylie (Translator, Editor); Bla-ma b Tsan-po (Autor)
The Nepalese component of the author's global geography, ʾdZam-gling-rGyas-bShod.
Tibetan textual content in transliteration; English translation.
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62). Regarding this identification, it is interesting to note that George Roerich, in his translation of the Deb-ilttr Sngon-po, inserted the following information in parentheses: " ‘Phags-pa Wa-li (at sKyi-rofi; sKyi-rofi Jo-bo, one of the three sacred images of Tibet: Lha-sa'i Jo-bo, sKyi-roA-gi Jo-bo, Kho-char Jo-bo)... " (BA, If, p. 328). Kho-char and Khur-chags are variant spellings of the same name Unfor tunately, Roerich gave no indication as to the source of his list. Jn contradiction to these ^— IS — of the Nagas by the master Klu-sgrub (Nagarjuna) 1[, and an image of Sgrol-ma (Tara), which is said to have been Saved front destruction statements by Bla-ma Blsan-po and Roerich, an erudite lama or (he Sa-sVya sect, - to which the monastery at Khojamath belongs - denies that (he image (here is one of (he '' Tour brothers Furthermore, this Sa-skya lama supplied the following list: Rang byon 'phagt pa mthed bihi | skyld grong jo bo wo li | Iha ia'1 lo ktthwa ra | bat yul gyl dsd mo li dang | dbu gang bthi | " The four brothers 'Phags-pa, which are seif-originated, are Skyid-grong Jo-bo Wa-ti, Lokedvara of Lha-sa, and Dza-ma-li and Dbu-gang of Nepal, these four (written communication from Sde-gzhung sprul-sku Kun-dga' nyi-ma, dated 4 October, 1965).
See Snellgrove (pp. 91-1 , and plate |4-a), Lard on (I, pp 202-04), and Levi (I, p. 151; If, p. 6 el. ). This is the “ temple of Bouddhama in Kasacheit “ of Hamilton (pp. 209, 211). ' Again Dla-ma Btsan-po must have been misinformed about the height of the BodhnAth stOpa. He says it is about 100 'dom, or fathoms, which would make it some 600 feet high. If Bla-ma Btsan-po had only written descriptions of BodhnSth available to him. he may have misread brgya (one hundred) Tor brgyad (eight), which would be closer to the actual height of the stupa; however he says “ Thus, I have heard “ (ces rbos) and there should have been no confusion between the pronunciation of brgya and brgyad.
Oxford University Press, 1959). * Pa-su-pa-ti-shwa-ra (PafupatUvara) refers to the iingam of Siva preserved in the temple of Paiupatingth, located on the banks of the Bagmati river about two miles northeast of Kathmandu. A general view of Pagupati is given in L4vi (I, p. 210 )and a photo of the temple with the statue of Nandi, the bull (I, p. 359). It is called Pashpati by Landon, who gives a brief description (I, pp. 223-25). Also see Snellgrove, pp. 113-14, and plate 39—b; Kirkpatrick, pp.