Category Archives: Deity

10 Most Important Deities of Tibetan Buddhism

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Tibetan Buddhism overwhelms first-timers with its various deities, Buddhas, and Bodhisattvas. There are many deities in Tibetan Buddhism. So, we have listed the 10 most important deities of Tibetan Buddhism. Tibetan Buddhism is the dominant philosophy practice of Buddhism in Tibet. It is a form of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism that rose from the recent […]

Mahakala: History, Mantra & Practice

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Mahakala is a significant deity in Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sikhism. Mahakal is an integral part of all forms of Buddhism. According to Vajrayana Buddhism, Mahakala is a protector deity known as “Dharmapala” and a form of “Avalokiteshvara”. The deity is generally considered a manifestation of Lord Shiva and the consort of Goddess Mahakali in Hinduism.  […]

Avalokiteshvara: History, Mantra & Practice of Bodhisattva

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Avalokiteshvara is an integral Bodhisattva figure that embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. This “Padmapani” Bodhisattva is largely depicted, sculpted, and portrayed as either male or female. It is also known as Chenrezig in Tibet, and Avloketesvar is in Cambodia.  Moreover, the female figure of Guanyin is an evolved form of the deity in Chinese […]

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