8 Emanations of Ratnasambhava (Male and Female)
Comparatively, Ratnasambhava is unimportant in the pantheon of the Northern Buddhists, as is evident from the small number of deities that emanate from him.
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Jambhala, Vasudhara, Mahapratisara, and Ratnasambhava
It has already been pointed out that Jambhala and Vasudhara were known long before the Dhyani Buddhas were ushered into existence and it appears, therefore, that Jambhala has been assigned to Ratnasambhava at a late period.
Jambhala is connected with wealth and is said to distribute gems, jewels, and riches to his devotees.
Mahapratisara, another of his emanations, belongs to the Pancaraksa group and affiliates herself to Ratnasambhava in the same way as the other members of the group affiliate themselves to one or another of the five Dhyani Buddhas.
Male Deities emanated from Ratnasambhava
The male deities that emanate from Ratnasambhava are listed below:
Jambhala is the god of wealth who emanate either from Aksobhya or from Ratnasambhava. The characteristic feature of Jambhala emanating from Ratnasambhava is that he carries the mongoose in his right hand and the citron in the left. The mongoose is supposed to be the receptacle of all gems and jewels, and when Jambhala presses the two sides of the mongoose it vomits the treasures within.
FeMale Deities emanated from Ratnasambhava
The female deities that emanate from Ratnasambhava are listed below:
Buddhist Deity, Vajratara is also popularly known as Mahacinatara and is one of the 21 Taras present in the Buddhist scriptures. The other names for Bodhisattva Vajra Tara are Blue Tara, Vajra Tara, Ugra Tara, and Ekajati or Ekajata.
Mahapratisara is a Bodhisattva belonging to in the Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism. She is sometimes presented as the consort of Vairocana. Mahapratisara has four heads and eight arms. Mahapratisar is white in color and her heads are successively yellow, white, red and green.
She is a companion of Red Tara Kurukulla, but her independent form shows the yellow color. Prasannatara stands on the moon over the double lotus, is radiant with the glow of the sun, tramples under her left foot Indra, under the right Upendra, and presses Rudra and Brahma between the two, and destroys the veils of ignorance