Pradyota (buddha)

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Pradyota (T. rab gsal རབ་གསལ་) is the seventh of the 1000 buddhas of this Fortunate Eon according to the Fortunate Eon Sutra (Bhadrakalpikasūtra) and other sutras of the Sanskrit tradition tradition.[1]

The Tibetan translation of this name (seng ge) means "clear," "luminous," "brilliant clarity," etc.[2]

The Fortunate Eon Sutra states:

The birthplace of the thus-gone Pradyota will be the city known as Star Bearer. His family will be kṣatriya. His light will extend five leagues. Excellent Intelligence will be his father. Flower will be his mother. Time Knower will be his son. Leader of Heroes will be his attendant. Fortune will be foremost in terms of insight. Sound of Thunder will be foremost in terms of miraculous abilities. His first congregation will consist of one trillion hearers, his second of nine hundred ninety million hearers, and his third of nine hundred eighty million hearers. The extent of his lifespan will be ninety million years. His sacred Dharma will remain for eighty-five thousand years. His relics will be abundant.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 84000.png Dharmachakra Translation Committee (2023), Good Eon Sutra, verse 2.B.8 , 84000 Reading Room
  2. Internet-icon.svg rab gsal, Christian-Steinert Dictionary


  • 84000.png Dharmachakra Translation Committee (2023), Good Eon Sutra , 84000 Reading Room