真言; mantra

memo sorting table

大威德明王
daiitoku myo-o
protect restraint of chaste non-emission mahamudra siddhi 執金剛
vajradhara
anger attachment west
red
lotus
妙観察智
སོ་སོར་རྟོག་པའི་ཡེ་ཤེས

discernment
[to]produce[d]…
降三世明王
gozanze myo-o
consciousness perception meditation amitabha
pandavaravasini
成所作智
བྱ་བ་གྲུབ་པའི་ཡེ་ཤེས་

all-accomplishing
pledge… vajra,
bell,
mudra,
guru
east
blue
vajra
earth-touching water fire amoghasiddi
samayatara
akshobhya
dhatvishvari
form space air fearleassness north
green
double-vajra/sword
homage… three jewels
大円鏡智
མེ་ལོང་ལྟ་བུའི་ཡེ་ཤེས་
mirror
teach- vairochana form earth formation 金剛夜叉明王
kongo-yasha
guard… five meats,five nectars… teach- 法界体性智
ཆོས་ཀྱི་དབྱིངས་ཀྱི་ཡེ་ཤེས་
absolute
-ing ratnasambhava
mamaki/lochana
generosity feeling jealousy
ignorance center
white
eight-spoke
-ing 平等性智
མཉམ་ཉིད་ཀྱི་ཡེ་ཤེས་
equality
south
yellow
jewel
conceit
不動明王
fudo myo-o
ignorance guard… five aggregates, five sneses give… jewels, iron, copper, cows… your own flesh 軍荼利明王
gundari-myo-o

commentary

  • the axis of some cardinal directions is altered in certain practices, this is to be expected; attribution aside, the concepts pointing to paramattha dhamma are what are important.

dyes

  • blue; lapiz lazuli, azurite
    azurite unstable in open air, weathering > malachite
    2 Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 + H2O → 3 Cu2(CO3)(OH)2 + CO2
  • green; malachite
    source of copper
  • yellow; ochre
    ferric oxide; clay earth pigment
  • red; cinnabar
    source of mercury; earthy forms exist
  • white; calcium
    chalk; mined chalk bricks etc.