About Samantabhadrī (tutelary)

Samantabhadri is a and female from the tradition.

She is the consort and female counterpart of , known amongst some as the ‘Primordial Buddha’. Samantabhadri herself is known as the ‘primordial Mother Buddha’.

Samantabhadri is the dharmakaya dakini aspect of the , or three bodies of a Buddha. As such, Samantabhadri represents the aspect of in whom delusion and conceptual thought have never arisen.

As font or wellspring of the aspects of the divine feminine she may be understood as the ‘Great Mother’. Seen differently, Samantabhadri is an aspect of .

Temple banner depicting a dancing tantric goddess flanked by bird-headed ḍākinīs

Dakinis – The blissful wisdom of tantric transformation

The concept of the ḍākinī somewhat differs depending on the context and the tradition. In Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhism, can refer to both what can be best described as fierce-looking female embodiments of enlightened energy and to human women with a certain amount of spiritual development, both of which can help Tantric initiates attaining enlightenment. The ḍākinī appears in a Vajrayana formulation of the Buddhist refuge formula known as the Three Roots. Sometimes she .
Lukhang Temple mural depicting Dzogchen anuyoga practices such as tummo which work with the subtle body channels

Dzogchen – Tradition of teachings in Tibetan Buddhism

Dzogchen or "Great Perfection", Sanskrit: अतियोग, is a tradition of teachings in Tibetan aimed at discovering and continuing in the natural primordial state of being. Dzogchen developed in the Tibetan Empire period and the Era of Fragmentation (9th-11th centuries) and continues to be practiced today both in Tibet and around the world. It is a central teaching of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism and of Bon. In these traditions, Dzogchen is the highest .
The Samantabhadra Mantra Banner

Samantabhadra Mantra Banner

(: ; lit. "Universal Worthy", "All Good") is a who is linked to practice and . In , he the Triad with and Majur. He is the patron of and is said to have taken the 10 great that form the foundation of a , according to the Avatamsaka Sutra. Who is Samantabadra? In , Samantabhadra is a bodhisattva (-to-be) who .

Simhamukha Yogini The Female Tantric Buddha

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 is also one .

Interpreting Bodhisattva Samantabhadra Buddha

is known as Universal Worthy is a in associated with practice and . Samantabhadra is most commonly described as a bodhisattva himself, although some Buddhist traditions, namely the Nyingmapa, regard him as a primordial in indivisible union with his consort Samantabhadri. The Life of Samantabadra Buddha In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Samantabhadra Buddha. After that, we will learn the short etymological .
Yeshe Tsogyal

Yogini Yeshe Tsogyal – Mother of Tibetan Buddhism

Tsogyal was the Mother of . Some sources regard her as a wife of , Emperor of . Her main consort was , a founder-figure of the tradition of . She is known to have revealed terma with Padmasambhava and was also the main scribe for this terma. Later, also hid many of Padmasambhava's terma on her own, under the instructions of Padmasambhava for future generations. Born a .

Lion Faced Dakini – Singhamukha Yogini

Lion-faced is a secret form of also has a relationship to Troma and the practice of . She is appropriate for clearing obstacles of the most pervasive and malignant kind and cutting through the “” of . This practice has been important in since the of . PeGyal Lingpa received this revelation directly from , appearing in a red-black form, instead of the more common dark blue .

The Lineage Tree – visualization of Refuge Tree

has such a unifying symbol, known variously as a Refuge assembly, Field of Merit, or . It is known as a Refuge assembly because it is a visualized gathering of figures representing the three Refuges. It is known as a Field of Merit because by visualizing a great array of figures and then making to them, and by performing other skillful actions, such as committing oneself to path .