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Thirty-five Buddhas

tungshag kyi sang gye so nga (Tib) ltung bshags kyi sangs rgyas so lnga (Wyl)

Also called Thirty-five Confession Buddhas. Used in the practice of confessing and purifying negative karma, the group of thirty-five buddhas visualized while reciting the Sutra of the Three Heaps and performing prostrations.