Vajrayoginī is a Tantric Buddhist female Buddha and a ḍākiṇī. Vajrayoginī's essence is "great passion" (maharaga), a transcendent passion that is free of selfishness and illusion — she intensely works for the well-being of others and for the destruction of ego clinging. She is seen as being ideally suited for people with strong passions, providing the way to transform those passions into enlightened virtues.
Vajrayogini appearing in the form of Vajravarahi is one of the most popular Tantric female deities found in all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. 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 Dakinis, Sahaja Chakrasamvara above, and two monastic figures below. .
Vajrayogini is a tantricBuddhist deity who is also called as Vajravarahi in Tantric Buddhism, or Vajrayana, a tradition in which she is considered the supreme deity more revered than any male buddha. She represents the path leading to female Buddhahood.
She is also a dakini, a term that describes a female supernatural being or an accomplished yogini, and is considered the queen of the dakinis.
Her name comes from the Sanskrit, vajra, which means “diamond” or “thunderbolt,” .
Apart from classical Mahāyāna Buddhist practices like the six perfections, Tibetan Buddhism also includes tantric practices, such as deity yoga and the Six Dharmas of Naropa as well as methods which are seen as transcending tantra, like Dzogchen.
In Tibetan Buddhism, practices are generally classified as either Sutra (or Pāramitāyāna) or Tantra (Vajrayāna or Mantrayāna), though exactly what constitutes each category and what is included and excluded in each is a matter of debate and .
The concept of the ḍākinī somewhat differs depending on the context and the tradition.
In Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhism, Dakini 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 .
Gautama Buddha was an ascetic and spiritual teacher of South Asia who lived during the latter half of the first millennium BCE. He was the founder of Buddhism and is revered by Buddhists as an Enlightened being whose teachings sought a path to freedom from ignorance, craving, rebirth and suffering.
Born in Lumbini in the Newar clan of the Shakya, he spent the majority of his adult life in modern day Nepal and India, .
Drogdze Wangmo protector deity was popularized in the 18th and 19th centuries by the Mindrolling Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.
Drogdze Wangmo is the avowed protector as worldly deities. Worldly Deities have been sworn by an oath to protect both the teachings of the Buddha and his followers.
Drogdze Wangmo is known as the Powerful Friend in English. Drogdze Wangmo is also known as the Nyingma protector of the Terma Tradition.
The iconography of the Drogdze Wangmo
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Ajita is the 2nd arhat from the set of 16 great arhats. Ajita is known as ma Pham in Tibet, Sthavira Ajita in Sanskrit.
The Life of the Ajita
Ajita had all the signs of great virtue. He and the daughter of King Prasenajit fell in love and, even though he was a commoner, Ajita gradually proved his worthiness to the king and they were married.
The Buddha explained that in a past life they had made .
Jamgon Kongtrul is known as Jamgon Kongtrul the Great, was a Tibetan Buddhist scholar, poet, artist, physician, terton, and polymath.
He was one of the most prominent TibetanBuddhists of the 19th century.
The life of the Jamgon Kongtrul
In this portion, we will learn about the life of the Jamgon Kongtrul.
After that, we will present the short etymological description of the Jamgon Kongtrul itself.
Etymology of Jamgon Kongtrul
Jamgon Kongtrul is known as jam mgon kong sprul blo .
Wangdu Nyingpo is known as the Patriarch of the Khon Family the 32nd Sakya Tridzin and also commonly known as the second Padmasambhava of this Age. He was a renowned Tantric practitioner and Terton finder of Revealed Treasure. Wangdu Nying was a Patriarch of the Khon family.
The life of Wangdu Nyingpo
In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Wangdu Nyingpo, after that, the short etymological description of the word Wangdu .