In Tibetan Buddhist circles
, it will not be long before to hear someone talk about their yidam
. Especially if they have been meditating for some years you will gather from the way they talk that it is something of the greatest importance for them. This Tibetan
word literally means oath, vow
, or promise, and connotes the Buddhist
deity to whose meditation
you are committed to whom you are linked by a promise or vow, .