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Dakani is female spirits, witches, and deities.

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Describing Buddhist Deity Vajrayogini in the form of Vajravarahi

appearing in the form of is one of the most popular female deities found in all traditions of . In this guise, she actually has either a single boar’s face, or two faces or heads, two or more hands, and legs, red, yellow, or black in color, standing in a dancing posture, or both legs down. Vajravarahi Vajrayogini is accompanied by 24 , Chakrasamvara above, and two monastic figures .

All you need to know about Brahmarupa Mahakala

Brahmarupa is the outer form of Chaturmukha Mahakala.  He is the special protector of the and the 2nd main protector of the School. Brahmarupa, a benign form of the wrathful deity Mahakala, is shown as a bearded nomadic ascetic, sitting on a corpse, wearing a bone apron, and holding a thighbone trumpet and a skull cup. A protector of the Sakya school of , he is credited with introducing .
Explaining Padmasambahava 8 Forms: Senge Dradog

Eight Manifestations of Padmasambhava: Senge Dradog

Senge Dradog is the eight from the set of Eight Manifestations of .  Senge Dradog is an idealized wrathful form of the Indian teacher Padmasambhava representing the power of all . Life of Senge Dradog In this section, we are going to learn about the Life of Senge Dradog, after that, the short etymological description of the word Senge Dradog itself. Senge Dradog is known as defeats the attackers on  .

Interpreting Buddhist Protector Panjarnata Mahakala

Panjarnata is the protector of the cycle of . The and of Panjarnata Mahakala are found in the 18th chapter of the Panjara Tantra which an exclusive ‘explanatory tantra’ to the Hevajra Tantra itself. Life of Panjarnata Mahakala In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Panjarnata Mahakala, after that, the short etymological description of the word  Panjarnata Mahakala itself. Panjarnata Mahakala is the main .

3rd Panchen Lama – Lobsang Dondrup

Gyalwa Ensapa Lobzang Dondrup is the pre-incarnation of the . Gyalwa Ensapa Lobzang Dondrup was a . He was posthumously recognized as the third Panchen . Gyalwa Ensapa Lobzang Dondrup was born in 1505 AD. Gyalwa Ensapa Lobzang Dondrup is known as the lama in life prior to being recognized as the . Life of Lobsang Dondru Lobsang Dondrup was known to have spent more than 20 years .

Worldly Protector deity – Drogdze Wangma

Drogdze Wangmo protector deity was popularized in the 18th and 19th centuries by the Mindrolling Tradition of . Drogdze Wangmo is the avowed protector as worldly deities. Worldly Deities have been sworn by an oath to protect both the of the and his followers. Drogdze Wangmo is known as the Powerful Friend in English. Drogdze Wangmo is also known as the protector of the Terma Tradition. The of the .

Wisdom Dakini Machig Labdron

Machig Labdron is a founder of the Cho Tradition of . Machig Labdron was a renowned 11th-century practitioner, teacher, and who originated several Tibetan lineages of the practice of Chod. Machig Labdron may have come from a family and, according to , developed Chod by combining native with the . Machig Labdron may have come from a Bon family and, according to Namkhai Norbu, .

Dharmata – Attendant to the 16 Great Arhats

Dharmata is the Upasaka of Central Asian or Chinese origin and the layman attendant to the 16 Great . Dharmata is the essence of things as they are. Dharmata is the naked, unconditioned truth, the nature of reality, or the true nature of phenomenal existence. Dharmata is called the Upasaka. Dharmata is also known as  Ge yen ta in . Previously, we learned about the life of Dharmata. Now, we are going to .

Simhamukha Yogini The Female Tantric Buddha

Simhamukha is a tutelary deity arising out of the Chakrasamvara cycle of and belongs to the ’ classification. Simhamukha is known as a and the female . Simhamukha is the 8th Century . Life of Simhamukha Yogini In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Simhamukha, after that, the short etymological description of the word Simhamukha itself. Simhamukha is the founder of the sarma school. She .

Explaining Gelug Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism

The is the newest of the schools of . It was founded by a philosopher and . Gelug Lineage’s field for the Accumulation of Merit with Tsongkapa at the Center is surrounded by the incarnation lineage above and with meditational deities, Confession , and protectors below. In the Gelug Tradition of Tibetan , there are numerous Refuge Field types distinguished both by the central .