About Makara

Makara is a mythical sea creature having a snout like an elephant and the body like an alligator.

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The Tantric Phurba – A protective ritual dagger

The is a dagger used in practices. It is used to protect against negative energies and to promote positive change. The phurba is not to be used for or harm, and should only be used for ritual purposes. It is a powerful for protection and should be used with care and respect. Origin of Phurba in The renowned , who was initiated by the Indian sage Prabhahastin, is said .
A leaf from a Prajñāpāramitā (Perfection of Wisdom) manuscript.

Tibetan Buddhist practices – Schools, sutras & tantras

Apart from classical Mahāyāna Buddhist practices like the six perfections, Tibetan Buddhism also includes tantric practices, such as and the as well as methods which are seen as transcending tantra, like . In Tibetan Buddhism, practices are generally classified as either Sutra (or Pāramitāyāna) or Tantra ( or Mantrayāna), though exactly what constitutes each category and what is included and excluded in each is a matter of debate and .

Bon Deity – Shenlha Okar

is the most important deity in the Yungdrung tradition of . He is counted among the "Four Transcendent Lords". Shenlha Okar Tsog Shing is the field of deities for the accumulation of merit. Shenlha Okar is said to have created the world with the help of nine brother or nine cosmic who appear as war gods or Drala.  He is also considered a god of with many parallels to .

Interpreting Ushnishavijaya

Ushnishavijaya with thirty-three deity indicates the Victorious Crown Ornament. She is one of three long-life deities who is very popular in and . The other two deities are and . The  life of the Ushnishavijaya In this section, we are going to learn about the life of the Ushnishavijaya. After that, we will learn the short description of the word Ushnishavijaya itself. Etymology of Ushnishavijaya Ushnishavijaya is known as gtsug tor rnam .

About 8 Auspicious Symbols in Buddhism – Ashtamangala

The eight are called as in and bkra-shis rtags-brgyad in . These are the most well-known group of and are traditionally listed in the order of: A A A A A right-spiraling white An or ‘’ A A 8 Auspicious of Early Originally the eight auspicious symbols formed an early .

Chinnamasta Shivashakti

Chinnamasta is the Goddess of transformation. She is one of the , the , and is probably the most terrifying of them. She is depicted holding her own head, which she has just cut off. Origin Stories of her origin vary, but one relates that was bathing with two attendants, Jaya, and Vijaya when the attendants asked the Goddess to satisfy their hunger. After putting them off several , Parvati looked all around .