clear light; Bright Light


{C}the shining gods


{C}AbhAsvarA; {LCh,MV}prabhAsvara; {MV}prabhAsvaratA; {MV}prabhAsvaratva; {MV}bhAsvaratva; {C}AbhAsvarA devA; AbhAsvara; prabhasvara


[2534] bsam gtan gnyis pa'i gnas ris gong ma ste/ gnas 'dir skyes pa'i lha ni lha gzhan gyi gnas su yang 'od gsal bar byed pas 'od gsal gyi gnas zhes bya/ ...


Comment: This is the fifth of the six stages of the completion stage in the GuhyasamAja system of Highest Yoga Tanta: physical isolation ( ལུས་དབེན), verbal isolation ( ངག་དབེན), mental isolation ( སེམས་དབེན), illusory body ( སྒྱུ་ལ), clear light ( འོད་གསལ), union ( ཟུང་འཇུག).




actual clear light


AbhA-svara. AbhAs-vara


clear light, Clear Light, luminosity, luminous. For 'mother' and 'son' clear lights, see Lati Rinbochay, Death 47.


light intensity, (-, primordial, radiant, clear, bright) light, sheer lucency, luminosity, abhasvara god, luminous, luminous absorption, luminescence, clarity, celestial region, name of bon heaven, supernatural enlightening of the saints, radiant awareness, luminous clarity, clear light heaven, 1 of gzugs khams gnas rigs bcu bdun, luminous clarity, natural luminosity, luminous clarity, utter lucidity, luminosity


luminosity, prabhasvara [1 Of the 28 classes of gods in the གཟུགས་ཀྱི་ཁམསform realm, the 3rd realm in the {bsam gtan gnis pa} R]. luminosity [Of the 28 classes of gods in the གཟུགས་ཀྱི་ཁམས form realm, the third realm in the  བསམ་གཏན་པ་ prabhasvara [, and its class of gods)) where the gods produce mor luminosity than the lower onesbrightness, clarity, clear light, brilliance, luminous clarity, radiant light, luminous wakefulness, cognizance, inner radiance (of mind-as-such, occuring between the waking and the dream states) luminous, lucent, luminescent, radiant, light]


(state of) utter lucidity (of being/ mind)*; utterly lucid


luminous, lucent, lucid, luminescent, radiant, light. luminous; brilliance, radiant light. radiant clarity 

1) luminous clarity, luminosity; brightness, clarity, lucidity, clear light. 

2) One of the 28 classes of gods in the གཟུགས་ཀྱི་ཁམས. the third realm in the བསམ་གཏན་གཉིས་པ form realm of the བསམ་གཏན་གཉིས་པབའི. 

the 2nd absorption; Prabhasvara,[a class of gods]; 

3) luminous wakefulness, cognizance, 

6) inner radiance. the radiance or luminosity of mind-as-such, occurring between the waking and the dream states. the Clear Light inner radiance. clarity, luminosity [thd]. luminosity. Literally 'free from the darkness of unknowing and endowed with the ability to cognize.' The two aspects are 'empty luminosity,' like a clear open sky, which is the cognizant quality of the nature of mind; and 'manifest luminosity,' such as five-colored lights, images, and so forth. Luminosity is the uncompounded nature present throughout all of samsara and nirvana. Luminosity. A key term in Vajrayana philosophy signifying a departure from Mahayana's over-emphasis on emptiness which can lead to nihilism. According to Mipham Rinpoche, 'luminosity' means 'free from the darkness of unknowing and endowed with the ability to cognize.'. Radiant Light; one of the three abodes in བསམ་གཏན་གཉིས་པ