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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Buddhist"   (200++ records)

Name OriginDescription
Deity name
"Isa (1)"
Hindu / Puranic (1) An aspect of S IVA. Also a dik pala or guardian of the northeastern quarter; and an EKADASARUDRA (one of the eleven rudras). Rides upon a goat or a bull. Color: white. Attributes: five arrows, ax, drum, fruit, hatchet, hook, lute, noose, rosary, staff. Three-eyed.(2) Guardian deity. Buddhist. A minor dikpala attended by a bull. Color: white. Attributes: cup, moon disc and trident....
Spirit name
"Istadevata"
Hindu (1) Generic title of a personal god. The name given to a deity chosen by an individual for special worship in return for protection and spiritual guidance. Also the name given to a household icon.(2) Tutelary god. Buddhist, particularly in Tibet. The personal deity of one preparing for Tantric initiation....
Goddess name
"Izanagi-No-Kami (his augustness the one who invites)"
Shinto / Japan Creator god. One of seventeen beings involved in creation. His consort is IZANAMI-NO-KAMI. They are strictly of Japanese origin with no Chinese or Buddhist influence. Jointly they are responsible to the other fifteen primordial deities to “make, consolidate and give birth to this drifting land.” The reference, in the Kojiki sacred text, is to the reed beds which were considered to float on the primal waters. The pair were granted a heavenly jeweled spear and they stood upon the floating bridge of heaven, stirring the waters with the spear. When the spear was pulled up, the brine which dripped from it created the island of Onogoro, the first dry land, believed to be the island of Nu-Shima on the southern coast of Awagi. According to mythology, the pair created two beings, a son HIRUKO and an island Ahaji. They generated the remaining fourteen islands which make up Japan and then set about creating the rest of the KAMI pantheon. Izanagi's most significant offspring include AMATERASU, the Sun goddess, born from his nose and SUSANOWO, the storm god, born from his left eye, who are the joint rulers of the universe. Also IzanagiNo-Mikoto....
God name
"Jalinprabha (light of the sun)"
Buddhist God. A BODHISATTVA or buddhadesignate. Color: red. Attributes: staff, Sun disc and sword. Also Suryaprabha....
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
God name
"Jambhala (devouring)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA, RATNASAMBHAVA or Vajrasattva, or a collective emanation of the five DHYANIBUDDHAS, he is the equal of the Hindu god KUBERA. His SAKTI is VASUDHARA and he may stand upon a man or a conch. Color: blue or white. Attributes: arrow, bow, cup, hook, Ichneumon fly, image of Aksobhya in the hair, jewel, noose, other jewels, staff, sword and trident. Threeheaded, each head representing one of the three named Dhyanibuddhas....
Goddess name
"Janavasita"
Buddhist A minor goddess affiliated with knowledge or the control of knowledge
Goddess name
"Janguli"
Buddhist Goddess of healing and snakebites. Buddhist
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Goddess name
"Janguli (knowledge of poisons)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Snake goddess. Prevents and cures snake bite. An emanation of AKSOBHYA. Also one of a group of DHARANIS (deification of Buddhist texts). Accompanied by a snake or other unidentified creature. Color: green, white or yellow. Attributes: arrow, blue lotus, bow, image of Aksobhya on crown, lute, peacock feather, snake, staff, sword and trident. Oneor three-headed....
God name
"Jayakara"
Buddhist God who rides in a cage drawn by Cockatoos Buddhist
God name
"Jayakara (victorious)"
Buddhist God. Probably of Hindu derivation, he rides in a carriage drawn by cockatoos. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, bow, garland and wine glass....
Goddess name
"Jayatara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Jayatara (victorious Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Jaya-Vijaya (victorious)...
Goddess name
"Jian Lao"
Buddhist Goddess of the earth and permanence Buddhist / China
Goddess name
"Jnanadakini"
Buddhist / Mayhayana A goddess associated with, or whose name means, knowledge
Goddess name
"Jnanadakini (knowledge)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AKSOBHYA and the SAKTI of yogambara. Color: blue. Attributes: ax, bell, club, cup, staff and sword....
Deity name
"Jnanaparamita"
Buddhist A deity who has perfected transcendent, super-human or supernatural knowledge. Buddhist
Spirit name
"Jnanaparamita (perfection of knowledge)"
Buddhist Philosophical deity. spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: white. Attributes: the tree of wisdom and a jeweled banner....
Goddess name
"Jnanavasita (control of knowledge)"
Buddhist Minor goddess. One of a group of VASITAS personifying the disciplines of spiritual regeneration. Color: whitish blue. Attributes: sword on a blue lotus....
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.
Goddess name
"Kakasya (crow faced)"
Buddhist Minor goddess. No further information available....
God name
"Kalacakra"
Buddhist Tutelary god who is personally selected Buddhist / Tibet / Mahayana
Deities name
"Kalacakra (time wbeel)"
Buddhist / Mahayana / / Lamaist / Tibet Tutelary god. One of a group of yi-dam tutelary deities chosen on a basis of personal selection. Perceived as time in the form of a CAKRA (rotating wheel) and one who dominates the Hindu gods KAMA and RUDRA. SAKTI with two to four heads. Color: blue. Attributes: a large variety held in up to twenty-four hands. Typically four-headed....
Goddess name
"Kaladuti"
Buddhist Goddess whose name means messenger of death Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Kaladuti (messenger of death)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. May be accompanied by a horse. Color: red. Attributes: cow head, cup, hammer and trident....
Goddess name
"Kalika"
Buddhist Goddess common often seen standing upon a corpse Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Kalika (black)"
Buddhist / Mahayana (1) Goddess. Often depicted standing upon a corpse. Color: dark blue. Attributes: cup and knife.(2) Goddess. Hindu (Puranic). A SAKTI of NIRRTI, and an epithet of DURGA....
Deities name
"Kalki(n) (with white horse)"
Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic horse god. Possibly the tenth avatara of VIS'NU. He rewards the good and punishes evil. The counterpart of the Buddhist deity MAITREYA. horses became associated with Divine kingship in ancient India because of their speed of movement. Solar deities were perceived to ride horses across the sky and horse sacrifice became highly significant. Kalki is depicted either anthropomorphically or with the head of a horse and has four arms. He is attended by a white horse. Attributes: arrow, conch, prayer wheel, shield and sword. Also Vis'nuyasas....
Goddess name
"Kamini"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Kamini (loving woman)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Kapalini (carrying a cup)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
God name
"Karai-Shin"
Buddhist God of lightning Buddhist / Japan
Deities name
"Karai-Shin"
Buddhist / Japan God of lightning. One of the deities grouped in Shintoism as the RAIJIN gods of thunder, storm and Rain....
Goddess name
"Karini"
Buddhist fear goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Karini"
Buddhist / Mahayana Inferior goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Karmavasita"
Buddhist Minor goddess who personifies the discipline of spiritual regeneration Buddhist
Goddess name
"Karmavasita (control of karman)"
Buddhist Minor goddess. One of a group of twelve VASITAS or goddesses personifying the disciplines of spiritual regeneration—karma(n) is an act, rite or deed originating in the hope of future recompense. Color: green. Attribute: a staff....
God name
"Karttikeya"
Hindu / Epic / Puranic (1) God. A form of SKANDA who was reared by the Pleiades stars and is generally represented therefore with six heads. (In Hindu mythology there are only six Pleiades, not the seven recognized in modern astronomy.) His SAKTI is KARTTIKI and his attendant animal is a peacock. Attributes: conch, hook, noose, prayer wheel, shield, spear, staff, sword and wood apple.(2) God. Buddhist. Equating with the Hindu god Skanda. Color: red. Rides upon a peacock. Attributes: cock, Sakti and staff....
Goddess name
"Kesini"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name
"Kesini (hairy)"
Buddhist Goddess. An attendant of ARAPACANA....
God name
"Khasaparna"
Buddhist God Buddhist
God name
"Khasaparna (gliding through the air)"
Buddhist God. A variety of AVALOKITESVARA. Color: white. Attributes: image of AMITABHA on the crown, and lotus....
Goddess name
"Khen-Ma"
Buddhist Goddess who is the controller of the earth's demons Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name
"Khen-Ma"
Buddhist / Tibet Goddess. The female controller of the earth's demons, attended by a ram. Attribute: a golden noose....
Demon name
"Khen-Pa"
Buddhist God who controls the demons of heaven Buddhist / Tibet
Demon name
"Khen-Pa"
Buddhist / Tibet God. The male counterpart of KHEN-MA, he controls the demons of heaven, attended by a white dog. Attribute: a crystal staff....
God name
"Khyung-Gai mGo-Can"
Buddhist Local god Buddhist / Tibet / Bon
God name
"Khyung-Gai mGo-Can"
Buddhist / Tibet Local god. Equating to the Hindu god GARUDA....
Goddess name
"Kishi Mojin"
Buddhist Goddess of motherhood Buddhist / Japan
Goddess name
"Kotisri"
Buddhist Mother goddess. The so-called “mother of 7,000 buddbas.”...
God name
"Krodhadevatas"
Buddhist These are the gods of terror
Spirit name
"Ksantiparamita"
Buddhist Philosophical deity. One of the PARAMI TAS. spiritual offspring of RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: yellow. Attributes: jeweled banner and white lotus....
Deity name
"Ksantiparmata"
Buddhist A philosophical deity

"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
Goddess name
"Ksitigarbha (womb of the earth)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. Known exten sively from northern India to China and Japan. One of the group of female BODHISATTVAS or buddha designates. Color: yellow or green. Attrib utes: Book, bowl, jewel, staff and water jar. In China she is recognized as an underworld deity, Di zang. In Japan she becomes a guardian deity of passage, Jizo....
Goddess name
"Kuan-Yin"
China Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. China
Spirit name
"Kubera (misshapen)"
Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic (1) God of riches. He was originally the head of the YAKSAS spirits of the Forests, but by Puranic times was associated with wealth and productivity. He is also a dikpala guardian of the northern quarter. The son of Pulastya and Idavida, his consorts include Yaksi, VASUDHARA and Vriddhi. Identified with the city of Alaka. He is depicted as a dwarfish figure riding upon a Brahman or a chariot. Color: white. Attributes: generally carrying a purse, but occasionally with various other items. Also Kuvera, Kauveri.(2) God of riches. Buddhist-Lamaist [Tibet]. One of a group of DHARMAPALA with terrible appearance and royal attire. Also a dikpala or guardian of the northern quarter. Color: yellow. Attributes: ax, banner, club, cup, hook, Ichneumon disgorging jewels, noose, reliquary and occasionally a trident....

"Kujaku Myoo"
Buddhist Gives protection against drought and protects against all evil in the Shingo sect of Japan. Buddhist
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
"Kuku-Toshi-No-Kami"
Shinto / Japan God of grain. The deity responsible for the harvest of full-grown rice. His shrines are often serviced by Buddhist priests....
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.
Goddess name
"Kulisesvari (lady of the ax)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. Often depicted with a corpse. Color: white. Attribute: a staff....
Goddess name
"Kulisevari"
Buddhist Goddess often shown with a corpse Buddhist / Mahayana
God name
"Kun-Rig"
Buddhist God associated associated with the prayer wheel Buddhist / Tibet
God name
"Kun-Rig (knowing all)"
Buddhist / Tibet God. Four-headed form of VAIROCANA. Attribute: prayer wheel....
Goddess name
"Kurukalla"
Buddhist A goddess, usually of terrifying appearance
Goddess name
"Kurukalla"
Buddhist Goddess, usually of terrifying appearance Buddhist
Goddess name
"Kurukulla"
Hindu (1) Goddess of boats. A Tantric deity generally depicted in a boat made of jewels. Also goddess of wine.(2) Goddess. Buddhist (Mahayana). The SAKTI of AMITABHA. Usually of terrifying appearance. Attributes: arrow, bow, flower, hook, noose, rosary and trident....

"Kwannoin"
Buddhist / Japan Form of AVALOKITESVARA. See also KUAN YIN....
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
Goddess name
"Kwanseieun"
Korea Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. Korea

"Lasya"
Buddhist Graceful Mother of the world. Buddhist
Goddess name
"Lasya (dancing girl)"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. One of the group of ASTAMATARAS (mothers). She is generally depicted dancing the lasya dance. Color: white. Attribute: a mirror. Also the generic name of a group of four goddesses, including GITA, MALA, NRTYA and headed by LASYA....
God name
"Laughing Buddha"
China Popular Buddhist deity; god of happiness and wealth. China
Deity name
"Lha"
Buddhist Generic term for the deity Buddhist / Tibet
Deity name
"Lha"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Generic term for a deity. Also the title for a deity in the old Bon pantheon, equating to the Sanskrit term DEVA....
Goddess name
"Lha-Mo (the goddess)"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. Coming from the old Bon pantheon and equating with the Hindu goddess SRIDEVI....
Goddess name
"Lhamo"
Buddhist Goddess of the Bon pantheon Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name
"Lhamo/ Lha Mo"
Buddhist / Tibet A goddess of the Bon pantheon
Goddess name
"Locana"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Locana (the eye)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. The SAKTI of a DHYANIBUDDHA (spiritual meditation buddha), generally AKSOBHYA or VAIROCANA. Color: blue or white. Attributes: cup, prayer wheel and lotus with one or more staves. Also BUDDHALOCANA....

"Lokapaia (protectors of the world)"
Hindu / Buddhist Guardians of the four directions. Often placed in pairs at the entrance to tombs....
Deities name
"Lokesvara"
Buddhist Generic name for a group of deities such as Siva and Visnu Buddhist
Deities name
"Lokesvara (lord of the world)"
Buddhist Generic name for a group of deities. These are thought to be a syncretization of Hindu and Buddhist deities and include such gods as SIVA, V IS'NU and others which have come to be defined as forms of a primeval buddha or DHYANIBUDDHA. The lokesvara are usually repre sented by a small figure, identified as ADIBUD DHA or AMITABHA, which rests on the head of the main statue. Also a group name for the many forms of the Buddhist deity AVALOKITESVARA....
God name
"Madhukara"
Buddhist God whose name means honey maker. Buddhist
God name
"Madhukara (honey maker)"
Buddhist God. Derived from a Hindu deity and equating with Kama. He rides in a chariot drawn by parrots. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, banner, bow and wine glass....
Goddess name
"Maha-Sarasvati"
Hindu / Puranic (1) Goddess. An emanation of LAKSMI. Attributes: Book, hook, lute and rosary.(2) Goddess. Buddhist. A variety of SARASVATI. Depicted upon a lotus. Color: white. Attributes: garland of pearls and white lotus....
God name
"Mahabala"
Buddhist God, a rather fearsome emanation of Amitabha Buddhist / Mahayana
God name
"Mahabala (very strong)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. A fearsome emanation of AMITABHA and a dikpala (guardian) of the northwestern quarter. Color: red. Attributes: jewel, snakes, sword, tiger skin, trident and white fly whisk. Three-headed....
Goddess name
"Mahacinatara (Tara of Tibet)"
Buddhist / Mahayana / / Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. An emanation of AKSOBHYA and, in Lamaism, a fearsome form of the Vajrayana goddess, EKAJATA, who may be depicted with up to twelve heads and twenty-four hands. She stands upon a corpse. Attributes: arrow, ax, blue lotus, bow, cup, image of Aksobhya on crown, knife, skull, snake, staff, sword, tiger skin and trident. Three-eyed....
God name
"Mahakala"
Buddhist Guardian god of science and tents Buddhist
God name
"Mahakala (the great death)"
Hindu / Puranic (1) God. A violent aspect of S IVA. His SAKTI is Mahakah. Rides upon a lion. Color: black. Attributes: five arrows, ax, Brahma-egg, club, cup, rosary of skulls, staff and trident. Three-eyed. Also considered to be a form of the god BHAIRAVA in which context he is a guardian of the faith.(2) Guardian god of tents and science. BuddhistLamaist [Tibet]. Derived from the Hindu god S iva and an emanation of the five DHYANIBUDDHAS. Also one of a group of DHARMAPALAS with terrible appearance and royal attire. A deity of riches. He treads on the god Vinayaka, or on a man, a corpse, or on two elephant-headed men. Color: black, blue or white. Attributes: mainly elephant skin, prayer wheel and trident, but may hold various other objects....
God name
"Mahakapi"
Buddhist God and epitaph of the Buddha in a previous incarnation when he was an ape Buddhist
God name
"Mahakapi (great ape)"
Buddhist God. Epithet of the BUDDHA in a previous incarnation, appearing as an ape....
Goddess name
"Mahamantranusarini (following the great sacred text)"
Buddhist Guardian goddess. One of a group of five MAHARAKSAS (protectresses) who are thought to be personifications of amulets or mantras. Also an emanation of the DHYANIBUDDHA RATNASAMBHAVA, alternatively of AKSOBHYA. She is a guardian of the west, south and eastern quarters according to separate traditions. Color: blue, black, green, white or red. Attributes: most commonly noose and staff. From four to twelve arms; may be three-headed....
Goddess name
"Mahamantranusarni"
Buddhist Guardian goddess Buddhist
God name
"Mahamayuri"
Buddhist Snake god Hindu / Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Mahamayuri (great daughter of the peacock)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An extremely popular deity and an emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI. A female BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Also one of a group of five MAHARAKSAS (protectresses) who are thought to be personifications of amulets or mantras. Color: green, red or yellow. Attributes: alms bowl, arrow, banner, bow, fly whisk, image of Amoghasiddhi on crown, jewel, mendicant, peacock feather, prayer wheel, sword and water jar. Three-eyed and may occasionally appear three or four-headed....
God name
"Mahapararinirvanamurti"
Buddhist God Buddhist
God name
"Mahaparinirvanamurti"
Buddhist God. The depiction of the BUDDHA lying in nirvana (paradise)....
Goddess name
"Mahapratisara"
Buddhist Guardian goddess Buddhist
Goddess name
"Mahapratisara (great protectress)"
Buddhist Guardian goddess. One of a group of five MAHARAKSAS (protectresses) who are thought to be personifications of amulets or mantras. A guardian of the central or southern direction. Also an emanation of the DHYANIBUDDHA RATNASAMBHAVA. Color: yellow. Attributes: arrow, ax, banner, bow, conch, image of Ratnasambhava on crown, jewel, noose, parasol, prayer wheel, reliquary, sword, staff and trident. Three-headed and three-eyed....
Goddess name
"Mahapratyangira"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Mahapratyangira (great goddess whose speech is directed westwards)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of the DHYANIBUDDHA AKSOBHYA. Color: blue. Attributes: hook, image of Aksobhya on crown, noose, red lotus, sword and trident....
Goddess name
"Maharaksa"
Buddhist Group of guardian goddesses Buddhist
Goddess name
"Maharaksa (great protectress)"
Buddhist Group of guardian goddesses. Personifications of amulets or mantras. Common attribute: a parasol....
Goddess name
"Mahasahaspramardani (the thousand fold destroyer)"
Buddhist Goddess. An emanation of VAIROCANA, and one of the MAHARAKSAS. Color: white. Attributes: particularly noose, prayer wheel and sword, but also depicted with other objects including image of Vairocana on crown. May be four-headed....
Goddess name
"Mahasahasprramardani"
Buddhist Goddess whose name means the thousandfold destroyer Buddhist
Goddess name
"Mahasitavati"
Buddhist Guardian goddess Buddhist
Goddess name
"Mahasitavati (great cold one)"
Buddhist Guardian goddess. One of a group of five MAHARAKSAS (protectresses) who are thought to be personifications of amulets or mantras. Also an emanation of the DHYANIBUD DHA AMITABHA (or sometimes RATNASAMBHAVA). A guardian of the north or west quarter. Color: red, yellow or green. Attributes: arrow, ax, banner, Book, bow, bowl, image of Amitabha on the crown, lotus, noose, peacock feather, staff, sword and trident. Three-eyed and may be three-headed....
Goddess name
"Mahasri-Tara"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Mahasri-Tars (of great beauty)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI. Depicted seated upon a moon. Color: green. Attributes: image of Amoghasiddhi and lotuses....
God name
"Mahasthama(prapta) (he who has attained great power)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. A dhyanibodhisattva who personifies great wisdom. Color: white or yellow. Attributes: lotus, six lotuses and sword. (May have no attributes present.)...
Goddess name
"Mahavidya"
Buddhist Of the collective name of a group of goddesses Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Mahavidya"
Buddhist / Mahayana Collective name of a group of goddesses. Ten personifications of SAKTI as the femaleness of SIVA, associated with the possession of knowledge....
Goddess name
"Mahayasa"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Marriott
Goddess name
"Mahayasa (most glorious)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Mahcinatra"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Tibet / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Mahodadhi"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Meola
Goddess name
"Mahodadhi (the great ocean)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....

"Maitreya"
Buddhist Designate Buddhist / India
Goddess name
"Mala"
Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name
"Mala (garland)"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. One of a group of ASTAMATARA deities. Color: red or yellow. Attributes: garland of Forest flowers, or of jewels....
Goddess name
"Mamaki"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist
Goddess name
"Mamaki (greedy)"
Buddhist Goddess. The SAKTI of RATNASAMBHAVA or AKSOBHYA. Also a BODHISATTVA or future buddha, originating from the blue mantra MAM. Color: yellow or blue. Attributes: cup, flowers, jewel, knife and staff....
Deity name
"Manidhara"
Buddhist Minor deity and Lokeshvara's attendant. Tibetan Buddhist
God name
"Manidhara (holding a gem)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor god. An attendant of SADAKSARI. Attributes: jewel and lotus....

"Manjughosa"
Buddhist Speaks from the depths of Enlightened awareness and transforms wrong views into Wisdom. A Buddhist Bodhisattva
God name
"Manjughosa (sweet sounding)"
Buddhist God. Form of the god MANJUSRI and an emanation of AKSOBHYA. Attended by a lion. Color: white or gold. Attributes: arrow, bell, blue lotus, Book, bow, image of Aksobhya, staff and sword....

"Manjusri"
Buddhist The bodhisattva of keen awareness. Buddhist
Goddess name
"Mara"
Buddhist Goddess of death or the evil principle Buddhist
Deities name
"Mara (the destroyer)"
Buddhist (1) God. An evil deity who puts obstacles in the way of the BUDDHA. The equal of the Hindu god Kama. In Buddhist tradition, the Hindu gods INDRA, BRAHMA, VIS NU and S IVA are maras who become vanquished by various Buddhist deities. Attributes: fish standard.(2) God. Hindu. An epithet of KAMA(DEVA)....

"Mari"
Buddhist The deification of literature

"Mari"
Buddhist Deification of literature Buddhist
Goddess name
"Mari (1) (killing)"
Buddhist (1) Deification of literature. One of a group of DHARANIS. Color: reddish white. Attributes: needle, thread and staff.(2) Mother goddess. Dravidian (Tamil) [southern India]. See also MARI MAI....
Goddess name
"Marici"
Buddhist Solar goddess Buddhist / China
Goddess name
"Marici (shining)"
Buddhist / Mahayana (1) Astral goddess. An emanation of VAIROCANA and also his female aspect or SAKTI. She is further identified as a buddha-designate or BODHISATTVA. She may also be the mother of SAKYAMUNI (a form of the BUDDHA). Considered by some to be the equal of the Hindu SURYA. She may be depicted in a three-headed form (as the Sakti of HAYAGRIVA), in which case her left head is that of a pig. She rides in a chariot drawn by seven boars. Color: red, yellow or white. Attributes: arrow, bow, fly whisk, horse's head image in the hair, needle, prayer wheel, staff, sword, thread and trident. Three-eyed.(2) Demiurge. Hindu. A product of the creator god BRAHMA....
Goddess name
"Maya(devi)"
Buddhist Mother goddess. The mother of the BUDDHA perceived as the world lotus or PADMA from which the Buddha was born. She equates with the Hindu goddess LAKSMI. The term is also applied to the personification of the visible universe and, in Hinduism, as an epithet of the goddess DURGA....
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"Maya[devi]"
Buddhist A mother goddess
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"Mayajalakrama-Kurukulla"
Buddhist / Mayhayana A goddess
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"Mayajalakrama-Kurukulla (one who proceeds in the net of illusion)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. The personification of all DHYANIBUDDHAS. Color: red. Attributes: arrow, bow, hook, images of the five Dhyanibuddhas, lotus (red), pitcher, rosary and waterjar....
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"Mayan[devi]"
Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist
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"Mayanjalakrama-Kurukulla"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
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"Medha"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
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"Mi-Lo Fo"
Chinese Buddhist God. The local name given to the BODHISATTVA MAITREYA. Like the Indian model he is represented as a rubicund figure. Attributes include roses and a purse....
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"Mi-Lo-Fo"
Buddhist God Buddhist / China

"Mucalinda"
Buddhist The snake-like being who protected the Buddha from the elements before his enlightenment. Buddhist
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"Mucalinda"
Buddhist Tutelary god. The guardian of a lake near Bodh Gaya. He is identified as a king of the nagas or snake gods and is said to have protected the BUDDHA from a storm by coiling around him....
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"Muraja"
Buddhist Goddess of the tambourine. Buddhist
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"Muraja"
Buddhist Goddess of music. Deification of a kind of large drum or tambourine. Color: smoky. Attribute: tambourine....
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"Myoken-Bohdisattiva"
Buddhist Astral god and the god of healing eye-disease. Buddhist
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"MyokennBooklhisattva"
Buddhist Chinese Astral god. The apotheosis of the Pole Star, equating with AME-NO-KAGASEWO in Japanese Shintoism....
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"N s anna a a"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Nodo us...
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"N u a sam"
Buddhist / Vajrayana Goddess of etymological analysis. One of a group of four. Color: red. Attributes: chain and lotus....
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"Nairamata"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
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"Nairamata (no soul)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AKSOBHYA. A SAKTI of HERUKA and a personification of knowledge. She bears five or six arms in different gestures and often stands upon a corpse. Color: blue or black. Attributes: arrows, club, cup and knife. Three-eyed....

"Namasangiti"
Buddhist One of the important manifestations of Manjushree. Buddhist
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"Namasangiti (the chanting of the name)"
Buddhist God. A form of AVALOKITESVARA, but also a distinct emanation of VAIROCANA. The personification of a sacred text. He stands upon a lotus. Color: white. Attributes: club, lotus, sword, half-staff and waterjar....
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"Nan-Sgrub"
Buddhist God, a form of Yama Buddhist / Tibet
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"Nan-Sgrub (the black one)"
Buddhist / Tibet God. Possibly a counterpart of the Hindu god KALA. In Lamaism he is a form of YAMA. He stands upon a man. Color: dark blue. Attributes: cup and knife....
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"Natha"
Buddhist / Sri Lanka A tutelary god
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"Natha"
Buddhist / Sri Lanka Tutelary god. One of four local emanations of the BODHISATTVA AVALOKITESVARA....

"Ni O"
Buddhist The protector of the Buddhist faith
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"Niladanda"
Buddhist Guardian god of the southwestern quarter. Buddhist
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"Niladanda"
Buddhist God. A dikpala or guardian deity of the southwestern quarter. Color: blue. Attributes: jewel, lotus, staff, sword and trident....

"Nio"
Buddhist Wrath-filled and muscular guardian of the Buddha, standing today at the entrance of many Buddhist temples in Japan and Korea under the appearance of frightening wrestler-like statues.
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"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
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"Nirrti (destruction)"
Hindu / Vedic / Puranic (1) Destructive goddess of darkness. Known chiefly from the Rg-veda, Nirrti has a generally malignant aspect and is associated with pain, misfortune and death. She is believed to live in the south (the land of the dead). She is dark-skinned, wears dark dress and receives the “dark husks” of sacrifice. She is feared by many Hindus, whose offerings are frequent and repeated. In later Hinduism, Nirrti changes sex and becomes a dikpala god of terrifying appearance, guarding the southwestern quarter; he has various consorts including Davi, Kalika and Krsnangi. He stands upon a lion, a man or a corpse. Attributes: javelin, shield, staff, sword and teeth.(2) God. Buddhist. A dikpala or guardian. Color: blue. Stands upon a corpse. Attributes: shield and sword....

"Nirvana"
Buddhist Annihilation, or rather the final deliverance of the soul from transmigration. Buddhism
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"Nispannattara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
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"Nrtya"
Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist / Tibet
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"Nrtya (dance)"
Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. One of the ASTAMATARAS. Color: green or various. Attribute: staff....
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"O-Iwa-Dai-Myojin"
Buddhist God of stone workers Buddhist / Japan / Shinto
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"O-lwa-Dai-Myojin"
Shinto / Buddhist / Japan God of stoneworkers. Probably more a Buddhist deity, but also revered in Shintoism....
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"Ostaraki"
Buddhist spirit of divinity and wisdom. Buddhist
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"Ostaraki (covering)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
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"Padmantaka"
Buddhist God who is the guardian of the Western direction Buddhist
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"Padmantaka (destructive to the lotus)"
Buddhist God. A dikpala or guardian of the western direction. Color: red. Attributes: jewel, red lotus, prayer wheel and sword. Three-headed....
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"Padmapani"
Buddhist God, a Buddha designate Buddhist
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"Padmapani (with lotus in hand)"
Buddhist God. A BODHISATTVA or buddhadesignate, and a distinct form of AVALOKITESVARA. Color: white or red. Attributes: Book, image of Amitabha on the crown, knot of hair, lotus, rosary, trident and waterjar. Three-eyed....
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"Padmatara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
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"Padmatara (lotus Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Padmosnisa...
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"Padsmosnisa"
Buddhist God who is connected with the guardian deities Buddhist
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"Pancamukha-Patradeva"
Buddhist God, a beggar Buddhist
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"Pancamukha-Patradeva"
Buddhist God. A “bowl-god.” Attributes: an alms bowl in each of sixteen hands. Five-headed....
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"Pancaraksa (five-fold protection)"
Buddhist Group of goddesses. Five tutelary or guardian deities who personify protective spells or magic formulae. They are thus known as “spell goddesses.”...

"Pandara"
Buddhist The Shakti of Amitabha, and a feminine bodhisattva. Buddhist
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"Pandara"
Buddhist Goddess. The SAKTI of AMITABHA and a female BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. She originates from the Tantric syllable PAM. Color: rose. Attributes: blue lotus, cup, knife and prayer wheel....
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"Paramapadatmavat"
Buddhist That which is of the very essence or nature of high spirit, bordering on the unconditioned nature of the hierarch. Buddhist
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"Paramasva"
Buddhist Great horse god usually depicted trampling four major Hindu deities underfoot. Buddhist
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"Paramasva (great horse)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. Considered to be a form of HAYAGRIVA depicted with four legs and trampling the four major Hindu deities underfoot. Color: red. Attributes: arrow, bow, head of a horse, great lotus, lotus, staff and sword. Threeeyed....
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"Paramita"
Buddhist Descriptive name of a philosophical deity Buddhist
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"Paramita"
Buddhist Descriptive name of a philosophical deity. Applied to one of the group of twelve whose spiritual father is RATNASAMBHAVA. Common attributes: banner with a pearl, and a lotus....
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"Pariskaravasita (control of purification)"
Buddhist Minor goddess. One of a group of VASITAS personifying the disciplines of spiritual regeneration. Color: yellow. Attribute: jeweled staff....
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"Pariskaravassita"
Buddhist Minor goddess, one of those personifying the discipline of spiritual regeneration. Buddhist
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"Parna-Savari"
Buddhist A healing deity. Buddhist
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"Parna-Savari (dressed in leaves)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AKSOBHYA and BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Also one of a group of DHARANIS (deifications of literature). She is particularly recognized in the northwest of India. Her vehicle is GANESA surmounting obstacles. Color: yellow or green. Attributes: arrow, ax, bow, flower, noose, peacock feather, skin and staff. She is depicted as having three eyes and three heads....
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"Patadharini (bearing a cloth)"
Buddhist Goddess of passage. She watches over curtains and doorways. Color: blue. Attribute: a curtain....
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"Patadharni"
Buddhist A goddess of passage that watches over curtains & doorways in line