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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods  : "Buddhist"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Gur-Gyi" Buddhist/Tibet "Angry-one-of-the-tent." God of tents. Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Buddhabodhiprabhavasita" Buddhist "Born to be Englightened". Minor Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Arya-Tara" Buddhist "The Noble Liberator" Goddess Buddhist
Deity name "Guhyasamaja" Buddhist "Treatise on the Sum Total of Mysteries". Protective Deity(god). Buddhist
Spirit name "Bhutadamara" Buddhist/Mahayana "Turmoil of the Spirits" four-armed God. Buddhist/Mahayana
"Zouchoten or Zochoten" Buddhist "one who expands, one who enlarges;" a reference to his role in helping people expand wisdom and increase moderation. Relieves people of their suffering by helping them to expand their wisdom. Buddhist Guardian of East
Goddess name "Carika" Buddhist "the deceiver" Goddess of the repetitive chant. Buddhist
"Adidharma" Buddhist "the primeval law" Buddhist/Lamaist
"Ksitigarbha" Buddhist/Mahayana 'Earth-Womb'. "Name of a Bodhisattva who saves suffering beings in the hell" he aspires to deliver sentient beings wandering astray in the five(or six) paths of mundane existence. Buddhist/Mahayana
"Aksobhya" Buddhist 'immovable' or 'imperturbable' - is the name given to a Buddha who is said to reside in the eastern paradise of Abhirati. Buddhist
"Anantamukhi" Buddhist 1 of the 12 Dharnis
"Aksayajnana-Karmanda" Buddhist 1 of the 12 Dharnis & the deification of literature
"Vairocana" Buddhist A Buddha who is the embodiment of Dharmakaya and the universal aspect of the historical Gautama Buddha. In the conception of the Five Wisdom Buddhas, Vairocana is at the center. Buddhist
Deity name "Daoji" Buddhist A Buddhist monk who became a minor Taoist Deity(god)
Demon name "Bi-har" Buddhist/ Tibet A Guardian deity that protects against Demons
"Amitabha" Buddhist/India A celestial buddha described in the scriptures of the Mahayana school of Buddhism. According to these scriptures, Amitabha possesses infinite merits resulting from good deeds over countless past lives as a bodhisattva named Dharmakara. Buddhist/India
Deity name "Jnanaparamita" Buddhist A Deity(god) who has perfected transcendent, super-human or supernatural knowledge. Buddhist
"Vasudhara" Buddhist A female Buddha designate
Spirit name "Dakini" Buddhist A female being, generally of volatile temperament, who acts as a muse for Spiritual practice. Buddhist
Deity name "Vajardaka" Buddhist A fierce and wrathful Deity(god) invoked for purifying negative actions. Buddhist
God name "Cauri" Buddhist/Tibet A fly-whisk held by attendants of a God or royal person. Buddhist/Tibet
God name "Buddhakapala" Buddhist/ Mahayana A God
God name "Gagananja" Buddhist A God
God name "Sadbhuja-Sitatara" Buddhist A God
God name "Gur-Gyi Mgon-Po" Buddhist/ Tibet A God of tents
God name "Vayu" Buddhist A God of the northwestern quarter
Goddess name "Mayajalakrama-Kurukulla" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A Goddess
Goddess name "Sukla-Tara" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A Goddess an emanation of all the meditation Buddhas
Goddess name "Jnanadakini" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A Goddess associated with, or whose name means, knowledge
Goddess name "Usnisavijaya" Buddhist A Goddess of longevity in Buddhism. She wears an image of the Budda Vairocana in her headdress. She is the most popular Budda goddess in Nepal, Tibet, and Mongolia.
Goddess name "Patadharni" Buddhist A Goddess of passage that watches over curtains & doorways in line
Goddess name "Vasantadevi" Buddhist/ Tibet A Goddess of spring
Goddess name "Sri[devi]" Buddhist/ Tibet A Goddess of terrible appearance & Royal attire
Goddess name "Lhamo/ Lha Mo" Buddhist/ Tibet A Goddess of the Bon pantheon
Goddess name "Grahamatrka" Buddhist A Goddess whose name means demon mother
Goddess name "Tara" Buddhist/ Mayhayana/ Vajrayana A Goddess, the epitaph of the mother of the Buddha[Maya]
Goddess name "Kurukalla" Buddhist A Goddess, usually of terrifying appearance
Deity name "Parna-Savari" Buddhist A healing Deity(god). Buddhist
Hero name "Bhima" Buddhist A Heroic warrior, son of Kunti by Vayu, but the acknowledged son of Pandu and the second eldest of the Pandava brothers Buddhist
God name "Smrti" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A minor God
Goddess name "Aparajita" Buddhist/ Mahayana A minor god/ Goddess
Goddess name "Puspatara" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Riddihivasita" Buddhist A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Ruoini" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Samantaorabha" Buddhist/ Vjratana A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Suraksini" Buddhist/ Meola A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Tathatavasita" Buddhist A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Upayapattivasita" Buddhist A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Varahmukio" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Vasumattisri" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A minor Goddess
Goddess name "Janavasita" Buddhist A minor Goddess affiliated with knowledge or the control of knowledge
Goddess name "Pradipatara" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A minor Goddess of light
Goddess name "Candesvari" Buddhist/ Mayhayana A minor Goddess that stands upon a corpse
Goddess name "Maya[devi]" Buddhist A mother Goddess
Deity name "Ksantiparmata" Buddhist A philosophical Deity(god)
God name "Suparikiritanaasri" Buddhist/ Tibet A physician God
God name "Surarnadhadravimalaratnaprabhasa" Buddhist/ Tibet A physician God
God name "Abhijnaraja" Buddhist/Tibet A physician God. He is accounted among a series of medicine buddhas and typically depicted with stretched earlobes, and color is red. Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Hariti" Buddhist A plague Goddess associated with smallpox
Planet name "Candra" Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Buddhist A Planet god commonly affiliated with the moon
Deity name "Amida" Buddhist/ Japan A primordial Deity(god)
God name "Natha" Buddhist/ Sri Lanka A tutelary God
God name "Vidyraja" Buddhist/ Meola A tutelary God concerned with the implementation of the law
"Sadaksari[Lokesvara]" Buddhist/ Lamaist/ Tibet A variety of Avalokitesvara that is incarnate in succession of the Dali Lamas
"Vac" Buddhist A variety of Manjusri
King name "Acala aka Achala" Buddhist/India Acala, is the best known of the Five Wisdom Kings of the Womb Realm. Acala means "The Immovable One" in Sanskrit. Acala is also the name of the eighth of the ten stages of the path to buddhahood. Acala is the destroyer of delusion and the protector of Buddhism. Buddhist/India
King name "Kulika" Buddhist According to Buddhist legend, the first notable King of Shambhala, King Suchandra was the one who requested teaching from the Buddha that would allow him to practice the dharma without renouncing his worldy enjoyments and responsibilities.
God name "Budha" Hindu/ Vedic/ Epic/ Puranic/ Buddhist An astral God
"Nirvana" Buddhist Annihilation, or rather the final deliverance of the soul from transmigration. Buddhism
God name "Sani" Buddhist Astral God Hindu/Buddhist
God name "Myoken-Bohdisattiva" Buddhist Astral God and the god of healing eye-disease. Buddhist
Goddess name "Sumalini" Buddhist Attendant minor Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
"Sumati" Buddhist Benevolent, kindness; devotion, prayer. Buddhist
"Akasagarbha" Buddhist/India Bodhisattva one of the eight great bodhisattvas. His name can be translated as "boundless space treasury" or "void store" as his wisdom is said to be boundless as space itself. He is sometimes known as the twin brother of the "earth store" bodhisattva Ksitigarbha. In Japan he is known as Kokuzo. Buddhist/India
"Amoghapasa" Buddhist Brings believers hope and tranquility. Amoghapasa has four pairs of arms. One pair is held with palms together in a prayerful attitude. Some are raised, others are held slightly away from the body. The hands may be in symbolic positions called mudra or may hold symbolic articles like a lotus blossom, symbol of compassion; a monk's staff; a whisk representing the brushing away of earthly cares; and the lasso. Buddhist
God name "Ida-Ten" Japan Buddhist God of law and monasteries. Japan
Deities name "Bhumi" Buddhist Collective name for a group of Deities Buddhist/Vajrayana
Goddess name "Dhyanibuddhasakti" Buddhist Collective name for a specific group of Goddesses Buddhist
Goddess name "Pratisamvit" Buddhist Collective name for four Goddesses Buddhist
"Grateful" Buddhist Commemoration Stanza to Sakyamuni Buddha. Buddhist
"Mari" Buddhist Deification of literature Buddhist
Deity name "Dipankara" Buddhas Deity who is one of the minor group of Buddhas Buddhist/Tibet
Deity name "Paramita" Buddhist Descriptive name of a philosophical Deity(god) Buddhist
"Maitreya" Buddhist Designate Buddhist/India
God name "Devaputra" Buddhist Designation for the lower ranked Gods. Buddhist
Deity name "Jambhala" Buddhist Embodies the Wealth Deity aspect of all the Buddhas and bodhisattvas of past, present and future, and grants longevity and prosperity in daily life. Buddhist
Goddess name "Karini" Buddhist Fear Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Saraddevi" Buddhist Fertility and vegetation Goddess associated autumn Buddhist/Tibet
Spirit name "Amoghasiddhi" Buddhist Fifth meditation Buddha. He is one of five mystic Spiritual counterparts of the human buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism; a product of Adibuddha who represents the branch of the cosmos concerned with consciousness. Buddhist
"Dhyani" Buddhas Five meditating Buddhas who came from the primeval Buddha Buddhist
God name "Phyi-Sgrub" Buddhist Form of the God Yama Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Dhanada" Buddhist/Mahayana Form of the Goddess Tara. Buddhist/Mahayana
Deities name "Lokesvara" Buddhist Generic name for a group of Deities such as Siva and Visnu Buddhist
Spirit name "Dhyanibuddha" Buddhist Generic name for a Spiritual or meditation Buddha Buddhist
Deity name "Lha" Buddhist Generic term for the Deity(god) Buddhist/Tibet
"Kujaku Myoo" Buddhist Gives protection against drought and protects against all evil in the Shingo sect of Japan. Buddhist
God name "Chattrosnia" Buddhist God Buddhist
God name "Khasaparna" Buddhist God Buddhist
God name "Mahapararinirvanamurti" Buddhist God Buddhist
God name "Takkiraja" Buddhist God Buddhist
God name "Tejosnina" Buddhist God Buddhist
God name "Mi-Lo-Fo" Buddhist God Buddhist/China
God name "Samvara" Buddhist God Buddhist/Mahayana
God name "Mahakapi" Buddhist God and epitaph of the Buddha in a previous incarnation when he was an ape Buddhist
God name "Kun-Rig" Buddhist God associated associated with the prayer wheel Buddhist/Tibet
God name "Hevajira" Buddhist God equivalent to the Hindu Siva Buddhist/Mahayana
God name "Emma O" Buddhist/Japan God of death and lord of hell. Buddhist/Japan
God name "Karai-Shin" Buddhist God of lightning Buddhist/Japan
God name "Sarvabuddharma-Kosavati" Buddhist God of literature, the deification of texts Buddhist
God name "O-Iwa-Dai-Myojin" Buddhist God of stone workers Buddhist/Japan/Shinto
God name "Saravakarmavaranavisodhani" Buddhist God of the richer, another deification of text Buddhist
God name "Beg-Tse" Buddhist God of war Buddhist/Tibet
God name "Kuku-Toshi-No-Kami" Japan God responsible for a harvest of full grown rice, his shrines are often served by Buddhist priests. Japan
God name "Ghantapani" Buddhist God running a round with a bell in his hand Buddhist/Mahayana
Demon name "Khen-Pa" Buddhist God who controls the Demons of heaven Buddhist/Tibet
God name "Prajnantaka" Buddhist God who is Guardian of the southern direction Buddhist
Deities name "Padsmosnisa" Buddhist God who is connected with the guardian Deities Buddhist
God name "Padmantaka" Buddhist God who is the guardian of the Western direction Buddhist
God name "Sumbharaja" Buddhist God who is the guardian of the downward direction Buddhist
God name "Fudo Myoo" Buddhist God who protects against catastrophes. Buddhist
God name "Jayakara" Buddhist God who rides in a cage drawn by Cockatoos Buddhist
God name "Madhukara" Buddhist God whose name means honey maker. Buddhist
God name "Tikesnosna" Buddhist God, Guardian in the northwestern quarter Buddhist
God name "Padmapani" Buddhist God, a Buddha designate Buddhist
God name "Pancamukha-Patradeva" Buddhist God, a beggar Buddhist
God name "Nan-Sgrub" Buddhist God, a form of Yama Buddhist/Tibet
God name "Mahabala" Buddhist God, a rather fearsome emanation of Amitabha Buddhist/Mahayana
Spirit name "Sarvanaranaviskambhin" Buddhist God, a Spiritual meditation buddha Buddhist
Spirit name "Savpayanjiha" Buddhist God, a Spiritual meditation buddha Buddhist
Spirit name "Sarvasokatamonirghatmatiage" Buddhist God, another Spiritual meditation buddha Buddhist
God name "Dhvajosnisa" Buddhist God, apparently Guardian deity Buddhist
God name "Heruka" Buddhist God, one of the more popular in the pantheon Buddhist/Mahayana
God name "Arapacana" Buddhist God. Buddhist
Goddess name "Kesini" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Mamaki" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Citrasena" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Locana" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Mahapratyangira" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Mahasri-Tara" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Mayanjalakrama-Kurukulla" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Nairamata" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Prajana" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Gandha" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Mahcinatra" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Tibet/Mahayana
Goddess name "Buddhaalocana" Buddhist Goddess and female Buddha Buddhist/Shingon
Goddess name "Kalika" Buddhist Goddess common often seen standing upon a corpse Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Cunda" Buddhist/Tibet Goddess considered a deification of literature. Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Ghasmari" Buddhist Goddess fond of blodd-filled bowls. Buddhist
Goddess name "Hariti" Buddhist Goddess for the protection of children, easy delivery, happy child rearing and parenting, harmony between husband and wife, love, and the well-being and safety of the family. Women without children also pray to Kishimojin to help them become pregnant. Originally, Hariti was a cannibalistic demon. She had hundreds of children whom she loved and doted upon, but to feed them, she abducted and killed the children of others. Buddhist
Goddess name "Vajracarcika" Buddhist Goddess in charge of wells and springs. Buddhist
Goddess name "Prabhakari" Buddhist Goddess of brightness. Buddhist
Goddess name "Mara" Buddhist Goddess of death or the evil principle Buddhist
Goddess name "Chunda" Buddhist Goddess of happiness Buddhist
Goddess name "Ekajata" Buddhist Goddess of happiness Buddhist
Goddess name "Janguli" Buddhist Goddess of healing and snakebites. Buddhist
Goddess name "Yang Chen" Buddhist Goddess of learning and teaching Buddhist
Goddess name "Dipa" Buddhist Goddess of light Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Taditkara" Buddhist Goddess of light. Buddhist
Goddess name "Arthapratisamvit" Buddhist Goddess of logical analysis. Buddhist
Goddess name "Nirriti" Buddhist Goddess of misery, misfortune, disease and death and the embodiment of all sins. Appeared at the time of the churning of the ocean before the Goddess of fortune. Buddhist
Goddess name "Kishi Mojin" Buddhist Goddess of motherhood Buddhist/Japan
Goddess name "Sri[devi]" Buddhist Goddess of terrible appearance and Royal attire Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Vetali" Buddhist Goddess of terrifying appearance and the destroyer of Mara. Buddhist
Goddess name "Savari" Buddhist Goddess of terrifying appearance, or so it is said Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Lhamo" Buddhist Goddess of the Bon pantheon Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Jian Lao" Buddhist Goddess of the earth and permanence Buddhist/China
Goddess name "Muraja" Buddhist Goddess of the tambourine. Buddhist
Goddess name "Hemantadevi" Buddhist Goddess of winter Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Kulisevari" Buddhist Goddess often shown with a corpse Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Khen-Ma" Buddhist Goddess who is the controller of the earth's demons Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Sumbha" Buddhist Goddess who is the guardian of the downward direction Buddhist
Goddess name "Dhavajagrakeyura" Buddhist Goddess who sits on a sun throne Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Sudurjaya" Buddhist Goddess who was good at overcoming difficulties. Buddhist
Goddess name "Grahamatrka" Buddhist Goddess whose name means demon mother. Buddhist
Goddess name "Kaladuti" Buddhist Goddess whose name means messenger of death Buddhist/Mahayana
Goddess name "Mahasahasprramardani" Buddhist Goddess whose name means the thousandfold destroyer Buddhist
Goddess name "Prajnaparamita" Buddhist Goddess, a personification of the religious text Buddhist
Goddess name "Syamatara" Buddhist Goddess, believed to be incarnated as the Nepali princess. Buddhist
Goddess name "Kurukalla" Buddhist Goddess, usually of terrifying appearance Buddhist
Goddess name "Sitapata" Buddhist Goddess/Buddha designate Buddhist
"Lasya" Buddhist Graceful Mother of the world. Buddhist
Deities name "Paramasva" Buddhist Great horse god usually depicted trampling four major Hindu Deities underfoot. Buddhist
Goddess name "Maharaksa" Buddhist Group of guardian Goddesses Buddhist
Deity name "Isa" Buddhist Guardian Deity(god) Buddhist
God name "Mahakala" Buddhist Guardian God of science and tents Buddhist
God name "Niladanda" Buddhist Guardian God of the southwestern quarter. Buddhist
Goddess name "Mahamantranusarni" Buddhist Guardian Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Mahapratisara" Buddhist Guardian Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Mahasitavati" Buddhist Guardian Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Hatasa" Buddhist Horse Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name "Pramudita" Buddhist In minor Goddess Buddhist/Vajrayana
Goddess name "Jw" Buddhist Ja'u, Jawi. Possibly a part of the syncretistic Agami Jawi. Many Hindu-Buddhist gods, called dewata with Sanskrit names, are incorporated in Agami Jawi. Dewi Sri comes from Sri, the consort of Vishnu, and in Java is the Goddess of fertility and rice.
King name "Vidyaraja" Buddhist King of Knowledge. Buddhist
God name "Khyung-Gai mGo-Can" Buddhist Local God Buddhist/Tibet/Bon
"Vagisvara" Buddhist Lord of Speech; a form of Manjusri who often received a vision of Tara who solved any problems of understanding he had. Buddhist
"Gia tri luc" Buddhist Magical power of determination that Buddha confers on all who seek it and upholds it.
"Bhaisajyaguru" Buddhist Medicine Buddha Buddhist/Tibet
Goddess name "Kuan-Yin" China Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. China
Goddess name "Kwannon" Japan Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. Japan
Goddess name "Kwanonn" Japan Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. Japan