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By George N. Roerich

The Blue Annals is a landmark within the historic literature of Tibet composed via a widely known pupil and translator Gos lo-tsa-ba-gZon-nu dpal (1392-1481 A.D.). it's the major resource of data for all later ancient compilations within the ''Land of Snows''. This paintings is important inasmuch because it establishes an organization chronology of occasions of Tibetan background and works out intimately the record of the names of recognized spiritual academics and their religious lineage. The paintings is split into fifteen chapters, every one devoted to the heritage of a specific institution or sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It offers a comparative learn of the chronological facts given via T`ang Annals, Blue Annals, and Tunhuang chronicles. The Blue Annals seems to be a devoted copy of the checklist given within the T`ang Annals with minor modifications. The e-book concludes with the portrayal of the foundation, and so forth. of the groups of the 4 colleges. It comprises indexes for Sutras and Sastras, own Names and booklet Titles and private Names (Tibetan), and so forth.

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Lb After that SatruJlt. A m o n g hIS descendants there were 54, 000 kmgs rul1l1g m Ayodhya. After that AptaJ it ( M a-phcb�­ ' bebs) Amon g h l � descendants 6 3 , 000 kmg s ru le d 111 Varanasl. t D u sy an ta (bZod-pa dka' -ba) Among 1m d e �cen d a nt s there were 1 4 ,UOO k ll1gs r ul l 1l g In the city of K:impllyJ. ldatta. l (g Lll I­ po s by m ). Among hIS descendants there were 5 , 000 J.. I-pu) l ' A m ong hiS descendants there were 3 2 ,000 kmgs who rule d at Urasa. hiS A fter that N a gn a J 1 t (T shan-ehen-thub) descend:mts there were Among 3 2.

1ptl. till kmg Suddhodana Agatn accordlllg to the same gNas ' Jig (7 b) THE BLUE ANNALS Loka-praJl)Jpt, " The royal chronology as given rn the V maya . Mahasalpmata, Mandhatr, (Snd-pa), T3n U} l t A bh :i v a K alyana, Upac:ir u , U po�ad ha , Vara-Kalyana, Carumant, Bharata , Bhiiva (M I-Sfl d), M uC! (bTan-ba), M ucdmda , ' (Lus-th ub), S uvatl l a , Bhrg u , Jagadr,ltha (Sm -rt,l em). 1r Kusa, . l . lI1ada , PradJY Jlu s k ar a C Od- by ed ) , Mcru ( RI -rab), Merumant ( Llmn-po I dan), JVdJ.!

HIS �on Suddhodana (Zas-gts:ul). HIS son the Blessed One. 1mdt:t till Suddhodana there were 8 3 45 34 k ' ngs. The chapter on the Ime of Mahasaqllnata (9b). H Is _ ­ , (9Il ) THE BLUE ANNALS the C hapter on the si mu lt an eous appearance In the World of Buddha Ka sya pa and kmg Krkm in the Royal Chro nology IOcluded m the VIO� ya , the l okapraJu aptl "iays : "The Buddha Kasyapa hav lO g appeared 10 the Worl d, the Bod hI s at tva the Blessed One expressed hIs resolve to abtam In f u t u re ti mes enlightenment 10 the presence of th(f ul l y en l t ght ene d Buddha Kasyapa.

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