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The Nepalese portion of the author's international geography, ʾdZam-gling-rGyas-bShod. Tibetan textual content in transliteration; English translation.
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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.
However, in the full account of this story, the poultry herdswoman had four sons, who through the power of prayer were ieborn as Ssntirakjili, Padmasambhava, Khri-sronglde'u-blsan, and Sba Khri-gzher, respectively. (See Toussamt, Le Diet i t Padma, pp. 338-9). There is a xylograph In forty folio9 available at BodhnAth, titled Mchod-rten chenpo Bya-rung-hha-tkor-gyl to-rgyui tlioi-pai grol-ba bihugs-to. It contains the following subjects: (folios 1-b/9-a) account of the founding of the •mchod-Men, (9-a/|7-a) the prayers offered and their fulfillment.
See Toussamt, Le Diet i t Padma, pp. 338-9). There is a xylograph In forty folio9 available at BodhnAth, titled Mchod-rten chenpo Bya-rung-hha-tkor-gyl to-rgyui tlioi-pai grol-ba bihugs-to. It contains the following subjects: (folios 1-b/9-a) account of the founding of the •mchod-Men, (9-a/|7-a) the prayers offered and their fulfillment. (|7-a/26-a) the benefits obtained from offerings, (26-a/32-b) consequences should the mchod-rten decline, (32-b/38-b) restoration add- its benefits, and (3B-b/40-a) colophon.