In Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism, Gandharva is a class of celestial beings whose males are divine singers and females are divine dancers from Gandhara region. It is also a term for skilled singers in Indian classical music.
Buddhism includes a wide array of divine beings that are venerated in various ritual and popular contexts.
Initially they included mainly Indian figures such as devas, asuras and yakshas, but later came to include other Asian spirits and local gods.
They range from enlightened Buddhas to regional spirits adopted by Buddhists or practiced on the margins of the religion.
The Pali Canon and others suggest that the Buddha taught that belief in a Creator deity .
The birth of the 6th Karmapa, Tongwa Donden (1416-1453), at Ngomto Shakyam near Karma Gon in east Tibet, was marked by many auspicious signs. One month later, carried by his mother as she went begging, he became highly excited when their path crossed that of Lama Ngompa Chadral, a student of the fifth Karmapa.
When Lama Ngompa Chadral asked who he was, the child smiled and replied
“I’m the unborn, free from all names, places, and .
Dhritarashtra is the King of Kuru Kingdom with its capital Hastinapur. Dhritarashtra was born blind and became father to one hundred sons and one daughter Dushala by his wife Gandhari.
The Life of Dhritarashtra
In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Dhritarashtra. After that, we will learn about the short etymological description of the word Dhritarashtra itself. And Finally, we will highlight the role of Dhritarashtra in the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
Shri Devi is not one entity or personality. Depending on the form of Shri Devi she could be a wrathful emanation of a number of different deities such as Shri Devi Magzor Gyalmo is the wrathful form of Sarasvati. Some forms of Shri Devi with four arms such as Dudusolma are the wrathful form of Shri Lakshmi. There are dozens of different variations and forms of Shri Devi.
Shri Devi wrathful with one face and .