Parnashavari also spelt as Paranasavari is a Hindu deity adopted as Buddhist deity of diseases, worship of which is believed to offer effective protection against out-breaks of epidemics.
Parnasabari is also depicted in some images of the Pala period found in Dhaka, as a main goddess and escorted by Hindu deities Jvarasura and Shitala.
Both of these escorts are disease related Hindu deities.
In India, the Kurkihar hoard contains seven bronze images of Parnasabari belonging to 10th- 12th century AD.
In Buddhism, Parnasabari is depicted as an attendant of the Buddhist deity of same name, Tara also considered a female aspect of Avalokiteshvara.
Parnashavari is also known as the goddess who protects from a contagious illness. Parnashavari is a Hindu deity adopted as a Buddhist deity of diseases, worship of which is believed to offer effective protection against outbreaks of epidemics.
Parnashavari is called the Mountain Ascetic Wearing Leaves in English. Parnashavari is also known as ri tro ma, lo ma gyun ma in Tibet.
The iconography of the Parnashavari
Parnashavari is a natural who is yellow in color. Parnashavari .
Avalokitasvara is the bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas.
In Sanskrit, Avalokiteśvara is also referred to as Lokeśvara ("Lord of the World").
In Tibetan, Avalokiteśvara is Chenrézig and is said to emanate as the Dalai Lama, the Karmapa and other high lamas.
An etymology of the Tibetan name Chenrézik gives the meaning of one who always looks upon all beings with the eye of compassion.
One prominent Buddhist story tells of Avalokiteśvara vowing .
Mahayana Buddhists venerate numerous Buddhas.
In Tibetan Buddhism, following the Vajrayana Buddhist tradition, the major bodhisattvas are known as the "eight great bodhisattvas", Ksitigarbha, Vajrapani, Akasagarbha, Avalokitesvara, Maitreya, Sarvanivāraṇaviṣkambhin, Samantabhadra and Manjushri.
Each is associated with a different consort, direction, aggregate (or, aspect of the personality), emotion, element, color, symbol, and mount.
Other female Bodhisattvas include Vasudhara and Cundi.
Followers of Tibetan Buddhism consider reborn tulkus such as the Dalai Lamas and the Karmapas to be .
Devī is the Sanskrit word for 'goddess'; the masculine form is deva. Devi and deva mean 'heavenly, divine, anything of excellence', and are also gender-specific terms for a deity in Hinduism.
The concept and reverence for goddesses appears in the Vedas, which were composed around the 3rd millennium BCE.
Goddesses such as Lakshmi, Parvati, Durga, Saraswati, Sita, Radha and Kali have continued to be revered in the modern era.
The medieval era Puranas witness a major .
Gyalwa Ensapa Lobzang Dondrup is the pre-incarnation of the Panchen Lama. Gyalwa Ensapa Lobzang Dondrup was a Tibetan Buddhistreligious leader. He was posthumously recognized as the third Panchen Lama.
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 1st Panchen Lama.
Life of Lobsang Dondru
Lobsang Dondrup was known to have spent more than 20 years meditating in isolated .
Ushnishavijaya Thangka with thirty-three deity indicates the Victorious Crown Ornament. She is one of three long-life deities who is very popular in Himalayan and Tibetan Buddhism. The other two deities are AmitayusBuddha and White Tara.
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 .