About Wisdom King

In , a is a type of deity in and classed as the third after and in Japanese statuary. The name literally translates to “ king”, thus the Chinese character “明”, meaning “knowledgeable”, or “bright” is used, leading to wide array of alternative English names, including “Radiant King”, “Guardian King”, etc. In , they are known as .

Wisdom Kings – Mystic power of the sacred utterances

A is a type of wrathful deity in East Asian Buddhism alsp called Vidyārājas. Whereas the Sanskrit name is translated literally as "wisdom / knowledge king(s)," the term vidyā in Vajrayana Buddhism is also specifically used to denote mantras; the term may thus also be translated "mantra king(s)." Vidyā is translated in Chinese with the character 明 (lit. "bright, radiant", figuratively "knowledge(able), wisdom, wise"), leading to a wide array of alternative translations such as .
Tibetan (Citipati mask depicting Mahākāla

Dharmapalas – Defenders of the Justice

A dharmapāla is a type of wrathful god in Buddhism. The name means "dharma protector" in Sanskrit, and the dharmapālas are also known as the Defenders of the Justice (Dharma), or the Guardians of the Law. There are two kinds of , Worldly Guardians () and Wisdom Protectors (jnanapala). Only Wisdom Protectors are enlightened beings. In Vajrayana iconography and thangka depictions, dharmapala are fearsome beings, often with many heads, many hands, or many feet. Dharmapala .
The Five Wisdom Kings is the most important grouping of Wisdom Kings (Vidyaraja)

Buddhist deities – Conceptual and metaphoric refuge

includes a wide array of divine beings that are venerated in various ritual and popular contexts. Initially they included mainly Indian figures such as devas, asuras and , but later came to include other Asian spirits and local gods. They range from enlightened Buddhas to regional spirits adopted by Buddhists or practiced on the margins of the religion. The Pali Canon and others suggest that the Buddha taught that belief in a Creator deity .
Monks attending the 2003 Kalachakra empowerment in Bodhgaya, India.

Vajrayana – Buddhist tantric traditions

Vajrayana is Tantric Buddhism, the form of Northern Buddhism that relies primarily on the Tantras, technical manuals said to have been taught by the Buddha, and offer complete enlightenment in 1, 7 or 21 lifetimes. practices are connected to specific lineages in Buddhism, through the teachings of lineage holders. Others might generally refer to texts as the Buddhist Tantras. It includes practices that make use of mantras, dharanis, , mandalas and the visualization of .

Interpreting Mirror Like Wisdome – Buddha Akshobhya

In , is one of the Five who is known as a product of the Adibuddha, and also represents as an aspect of reality. By convention, is established in the east of the Diamond Realm and is the lord of the Eastern Abhirati although the Pure Land of Akshobhya's western counterpart is far better known. His consort is Locana and he is also normally accompanied .

Interpreting Medicine Buddha

is also known as Prabha Raja. is also called the of Lapis Lazuli or Sapphire Light. The Viability of Medicine Buddha In this portion, we are going to learn about the viability of Medicine Buddha. After that, we will learn the short etymological description of the word Medicine Buddha itself. Etymology of Medicine Buddha Medicine Buddha is called Bhaishajyagur in .  Medicine Buddha is also known as sang Gye men la in .
mandala pratisara

Intrepreting Mandala of Pratisara

Pratisara and the Pancha is also known as Fifty-six Deity . is a belonging to the and sects. She is sometimes presented as the consort of . The life of Pratisara In this portion, we are going to learn about the life of Pratisara, after that short etymological description of the word Pratisara itself. Etymology of the Pratisara Pratisaea is known as the Great fulfiller of wishes. Earlier, we learn about the life of Pratisara. Now .
Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje with Nyingma Masters

Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje with Nyingma Masters

This 19th-century depicts the central figure of Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje with previous above. Painting Chart Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje with Nyingma Masters N°1 Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje was born in 1800 in the Golok region of Amdo to nomadic parents. His father was Chokor Sonampel of the Golok Akyong clan, and his mother was Tsewang Men of the Dawaclan. The First Dodrubchen Jigme Trinle Oser, who would .