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About Vajrayogini

Vajrayoginī is a female and a ḍākiṇī. Vajrayoginī’s essence is “great passion” (maharaga), a transcendent passion that is free of selfishness and illusion — she intensely 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 virtues.

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Describing Buddhist Deity Vajrayogini in the form of Vajravarahi

appearing in the form of is one of the most popular female deities found in all traditions of . 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 , Chakrasamvara above, and two monastic figures .

Worldly Protector deity – Drogdze Wangma

Drogdze Wangmo protector deity was popularized in the 18th and 19th centuries by the Mindrolling Tradition of . Drogdze Wangmo is the avowed protector as worldly deities. Worldly Deities have been sworn by an oath to protect both the of the and his followers. Drogdze Wangmo is known as the Powerful Friend in English. Drogdze Wangmo is also known as the protector of the Terma Tradition. The of the .

Interpreting Buddhist Invincible God Ajita

Ajita is the 2nd from the set of 16 great arhats. Ajita is known as ma Pham in , Sthavira Ajita in . The Life of the Ajita Ajita had all the signs of great virtue. He and the daughter of Prasenajit fell in and, even though he was a commoner, Ajita gradually proved his worthiness to the king and they were married. The explained that in a past life .

Explaining Lama Teacher Jamgon Kongtrul

is known as Jamgon Kongtrul the Great, was a scholar, poet, , physician, terton, and polymath. He was one of the most prominent 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 .

Explaining Lama Teacher Wangdu Nyingpo

is known as the Patriarch of the Khon Family the 32nd Tridzin and also commonly known as the second of this Age. He was a renowned 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 .

Explaining Vajrabhairava

with the consort Vetali surrounded by the main protectors of the Gelugpa School. Vajrabhairava is also called as . He is a meditational deity of the Classification of . As the supreme meditational deity of the Tradition Vajrabhairava is also looked upon as the Lord or . The life of Vajrabhairava In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Vajrabhairava, after the short etymological .

Explaining Siddha Virupa – The Lord of Yoga

is also known as Yogeshvara. Virupa is surrounded by students and lineage teachers. Siddha Virupa is especially known as the source of the system held by the school and is thus seen as the Indian founder of their lineage.  The life of Siddha Virupa In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Siddha Virupa, after te short etymological description of the word Siddha Virupa itself. Etymology of .
Tibetan Buddhist Eighth Karmapa Mikyo Dorje

Explaining Lama Teacher Karmapa Rolpai Dorje

Rolpai Dorje who is known as the 4th wearing the and Khacho Wangpoa was the 2nd . The Life of Karmapa Rolpai Dorje In this portion, we are going to learn the life of the Karmapa Rolpai Dorje, after the short etymological description of the word Karmapa Rolpai Dorje itself. Etymology of Rolpai Dorje Rolpaie Dorje (1340- 1383) was the fourth Gyalwa Karmapa. Earlier, we learn about the life of Rolpaie .
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Vajrayogini Dakini – Origin, Lineages and Iconography

is a deity who is also called as in , or , a tradition in which she is considered the supreme deity more revered than any male . She represents the path leading to female . She is also a , a term that describes a female supernatural being or an accomplished , and is considered the queen of the dakinis. Her name comes from the , , which means “diamond” .
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. .