"Geomantic Aspects"

p. 120 spirit-lords of the soil, emanating from the rdul-gyi rlans-pa ('subtle vapor') of the reliquary turtle of Man~ju-ghos.a according to the >Byun-ba Rin-chen Kun->dus ('Gathering of All Pretious Elements')

from the turtle's __

the __ (official)

named __

crown

king

The-se

heart

blon-po ('minister')

 

right lung

bla-mkhyen ('astrologer')

 

left lung

queen-mother

The-khyem

right arm

queen

Han-phan

left arm

royal bodyguard

Se-s`ar

right leg

ran-rta ('king's steed')

 

left leg

royal timekeeper

Se-bya

tail

chancellor

Se-byi

combined vapors

royal hound

Hal-khyi

skin

lTo->phye ('serpent-bellied')

 

forehead

Zla-ba>i ('monthly') Sa-bdag

 

right hip

Z`ag-gi ('daily') Sa-bdag

 

left hip

Dus-kyi ('hourly') Sa-bdag

 

belly

 

The-grum

small intestine

 

>Brug-lha

heart

 

Grol-bu lNa

limbs

 

gN~an-chen

minor channels

 

Sil-ma>i Sa-bdag

p. 120 enumeration of spirit-lords

120 who are ever-praesent, including:-

of the 9 subterranean levels

21 "permanent, unchanging"

72 abiders

474 who are associated with years, months, days, hours, comprising:-

231 of the years

124 of the months

81 of the days

37 of the house

p. 122 royal family of The-se

days

after that event

before that event

event

 

title

name

title

name

 

0

king

The-se

   

summ. sol.

5

queen mother

+The-khyem

     

0

queen

+Han-phan

     

4

crown prince

Te-so

     

12

royal minister

Tsan-kun

royal astrologer

Se-ba bla-mkhyen

 

24

royal hound-walker

Han-phan Ser-po Bya-ra-ba

     

8

chancellor of the exchequer

Se-byi

bodyguard / assassain

Se-s`ar

 

4

royal steed

Se-ba Ran-rta

royal groom

Se>u Rta-khrid

 

1

   

winged time-keeper

Se-bya

 

2

   

royal upholsterer

Sa-bdag Se-ba gDan-<din

 

16

royal policeman

Se-lo Sa->chag Kuns-myul

royal sweeper

Se-lo Sa->phyag

 
 

royal hound

Hal-khyi Nag-po

   

year's end

3

royal princess

+dKar-s`am

her husband

sBal-te

summ. sol.

 

general

Van-gin dMar-po

   

various

16

general

Tsan-kun

his adjutant

Tsan-kun >Phye>o

summ. sol.

0

hound-headed assistant

Tsan-kun Khyi-mgo

advisor

Bla-mkhyen Phe>u

 

0

scorpion-headed

Zin->phun

     

0

venemous

Pi-lin

     

0

the 11 ministers of king Se

       

p. 127 the 64 inauspicious moving spirit-rulers of the months

of the dMar-rtsis tradition

>Brug-lha

The-se >Grum-bu

Zla-gruns

Bla-dnos

Zla-ba>I Se-rgyal bCu-gcig

Lha-bran >Khor-bu

gNam-gyi Bya-ma Gun rgyal

sBra-lha Phyir->gro

Sa-dmag

Sa-sman

Sa-yi lHa-mo bsTan-ma

rGan-rgon

Nan-lha

Byi-lam Phag-mgo

Byi-lam sNon-mo

rNa-zor dmar-po

>Phar-ba mgo-dgu

Srid-gs`ed

Sa-khyi Dud-kha-pho

Sa-khyi Nad-mo Tho-lum-mo

Pi-lin

Zin->phun

Zla-ba>i Tsan-kun

rNam-pa

Be-sna Lag-chen

rGyal-mo bZ`i

Thab-lha Se-s`ar

Van-khyi

rTsan-tsid

a further 16 according to the rN~in-chen gSal-ba>i sGron-me

Grol-bu Lha lNa

Z`ag-lha

Dus-lha

Khyim-nan lHa

Than-lha

S`in-lha

Se-yi lHa

Ro-lam lHa

sPyi>i lHa

gTad-lha

[the names mentioned here are fewer than the #s specified]

p. 128 other groups of monthly spirit-rulers

Sil-ma>i Sa-bdag ( minor spirit-lords)

Tshes-gn~an Ro-dgu

Se-bdud

gS`in-gyi Pho-rog

mChe-ba-can

Dur-len

Thab-lha Se-s`ar

Grol-bu lHa-lna

gN~an-khra Drug

Ku-ku

sNan-sel Khrab-gyon

gNam-gyi Bya-khun Hen-phan

>Gram-gyi Sa-bdag >Phye-ba

 

gNam-thigSer-nag Drug (6 dark-yellow caelestial lineage spirits)

bSas-khan

gSer-dban

gNam-mdzod

S`el-khan

rNam-thos

Tshe-dban

 

Sribs-kyi Nag-drug (6 black spirits of shade)

>Brug-snon

gNam-gs`ed

Chu-tshags

sTag-dkar

Han-bu

Ke-tshigs

 

Yan-khol Sa-bdag lNa (5 spirit-lords of further insistence)

gNam-gyi gZa>-chen lHa-rgod

Bar-gyi Khyab->jug Ra-hu

Sa-yi >Phun-gyed Nag-po

Klu-gza> Nag-mo

gCer-bu Lag-rdum

 

Gab-pa>i Sa-bdag bCu-gn~is (12 hidden spirit-lords)"whose positions correspond to the twelve animal signs, from mouse onwards"

gN~an-khra

gN~an-ljan

Bya-khyun

Rus-sbal Ser-po

Ba-dan Ser-po

Tsan-kun

Byi-lam

Be-sna

gZig-mjug

Byi-dur

He-thon

Phyug-po

p. 135 the 15 particularly inauspicious spirit-rulers of the hours

gYu-mdzod sNon-mo Dus-kyi lHa

Dus-tshod Bla-mkhyen

Sa-bdag >Jab-rtsegs

mTsho-snon

[the sub-group (of 9?) known as:-] Dus-tshod Sa-rgyal bDun-gyi bZ`-gs`ed

Gyurme Dorje (commentator & translator from the Tibetan): Tibetan Elemental Divination Paintings. John Eskenazi Ltd. & Sam Fogg Ltd., London, 2001. pp. 118-137

N.B.: In the Anguli-mala Sutra, an hailstone is thought to be a vaid.urya. [Mountain Doctrine 2a(3) = 169.2 = 84a.2]