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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Buddhist"
NameOriginDescription
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
God 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
God Name: Adhimukticarya Buddhist Minor goddess and deified Bhumis Buddhist/Vajrayana
God Name: Adibuddha Buddhist Primeval Buddha Buddhist
God Name: Adibuddha Buddhist The primeval buddha, is believed to be the primordial cosmic force from which the five dhyanibuddhas arose. This is the embodiment of the concept of emptiness.
God Name: Adidharma Buddhist "the primeval law" Buddhist/Lamaist
God Name: Ajaya Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: 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
God Name: Aksayajnana-Karmanda Buddhist 1 of the 12 Dharnis & the deification of literature
God Name: Aksobhya Buddhist 'immovable' or 'imperturbable' - is the name given to a Buddha who is said to reside in the eastern paradise of Abhirati. Buddhist
God Name: Amida Buddhist/ Japan A primordial deity
God Name: Amida-Nyorai Buddhist/Japan Presides over the Pure Land of the Western Paradise, the Japanese people turned to him at their moment of death. Buddhist/Japan
God Name: 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
God Name: Amithba Buddhist/India The boddhisattva of 'infinite light'. Amithba represents the primordial, self-existent Buddha. This god was born from a lotus and ceaselessly stretches out aid to the weak and faltering. Amithba became a popular way of salvation for many Buddhists because he was the archetype of compassion, gentle and easygoing.
God Name: Amogahasiddhi Buddhist The fifth meditation Buddha
God Name: 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: 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
God Name: Anantamukhi Buddhist 1 of the 12 Dharnis
God Name: Aparajita Buddhist Minor god/goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Aparajita Buddhist/ Mahayana A minor god/ goddess
God Name: Arapacana Buddhist God. Buddhist
God Name: Arthapratisamvit Buddhist Goddess of logical analysis. Buddhist
God Name: Arya-Tara Buddhist "The Noble Liberator" Goddess Buddhist
God Name: Asokottamasri Buddhist Physician god Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Avalokitesvara Buddhist The Buddhist epitome of mercy and compassion. When Avalokitesvara attained to supreme consciousness, he chose not to pass into nirvana, but vowed to stay behind as the succor of the afflicted. He was filled with compassion, karuna, for the sufferings of the living, which he sought to bring to enlightenment. He was represented as a handsome young man holding a lotus flower in his hand who wore a picture of Amithaba in his hair. His female consort was Tara, also known as Pandaravasini, 'clad in white'.
God Name: Ayurvasita Buddhist Minor goddess, one of twelve vasitas. Buddhist
God Name: Balaparmita Buddhist Philosophical deity. Buddhist
God Name: Beg-Tse Buddhist God of war Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Bhaisajyaguru Buddhist Medicine Buddha Buddhist/Tibet
God 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: Bhrkuti-Tara Buddhist/Tibet The Nepalese queen of Tibet's first great religious king, Songtsen Gambo and credited with the introduction of Buddhism to Tibet and China. In the Lamaeist Tradition, Bhrkuti-Tara is incarnate in all good women. Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Bhumi Buddhist Collective name for a group of deities Buddhist/Vajrayana
God Name: Bhutadamara Buddhist/Mahayana "Turmoil of the Spirits" four-armed God. Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Bi-har Buddhist/ Tibet A Guardian deity that protects against demons
God Name: Bishamon Japan One of the seven gods of luck and the Buddhist patron of warriors. Japan
God Name: Buddhaalocana Buddhist Goddess and female Buddha Buddhist/Shingon
God Name: Buddhabodhiprabhavasita Buddhist "Born to be Englightened". Minor goddess Buddhist
God Name: Buddhakapala Buddhist/ Mahayana A god
God Name: Budha Hindu/ Vedic/ Epic/ Puranic/ Buddhist An astral god
God Name: Candesvari Buddhist/ Mayhayana A minor goddess that stands upon a corpse
God Name: Candra Hindu/ Puranic/ Epic/ Buddhist A planet god commonly affiliated with the moon
God Name: Carika Buddhist "the deceiver" Goddess of the repetitive chant. Buddhist
God Name: Cauri Buddhist/Tibet A fly-whisk held by attendants of a god or royal person. Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Chattrosnia Buddhist God Buddhist
God Name: Chos-Skyon Buddhist Tutelary guardian deity Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Chunda Buddhist Goddess of happiness Buddhist
God Name: Citrasena Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Cittavasita Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist
God Name: Cunda Buddhist/Tibet Goddess considered a deification of literature. Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Da-Shi-Zhi Buddhist/China One of Amitabha Buddha's two great female Bodhisattva companions in the Pure Land. Buddhist/China
God Name: Dakini Buddhist A female being, generally of volatile temperament, who acts as a muse for spiritual practice. Buddhist
God Name: Danaparamita Buddhist Philosophical deity. Buddhist
God Name: Daoji Buddhist A Buddhist monk who became a minor Taoist deity
God Name: Devaputra Buddhist Designation for the lower ranked gods. Buddhist
God Name: Dhanada Buddhist/Mahayana Form of the goddess Tara. Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Dharmadhatuvagisvara Buddhist Physician god Buddhist
God Name: Dharmamegha Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Vajrayana
God Name: Dharmapala Buddhist Minor goddess concerned with law Buddhist/Vajrayana
God Name: Dhavajagrakeyura Buddhist Goddess who sits on a sun throne Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Dhupa Buddhist Minor goddess and a censor Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Dhvajosnisa Buddhist God, apparently Guardian deity Buddhist
God Name: Dhyanaparmita Buddhist Philosophical deity Buddhist
God Name: Dhyani Buddhas Five meditating Buddhas who came from the primeval Buddha Buddhist
God Name: Dhyanibuddha Buddhist Generic name for a spiritual or meditation Buddha Buddhist
God Name: Dhyanibuddhasakti Buddhist Collective name for a specific group of goddesses Buddhist
God Name: Dipa Buddhist Goddess of light Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Dipa Tara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Dipamkara Buddhist Proceeded the Buddha in east Asia Buddhist
God Name: Dipankara Buddhas Deity who is one of the minor group of Buddhas Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Durangama Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Vajrayana
God Name: Durjata Buddhist Minor goddess who waits on the god Buddhakapala Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Ekajata Buddhist Goddess of happiness Buddhist
God Name: Emma O Buddhist/Japan God of death and lord of hell. Buddhist/Japan
God Name: Fudo Myoo Buddhist God who protects against catastrophes. Buddhist
God Name: Gagananja Buddhist A god
God Name: Ganapatihrdaya Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Ganda Tara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Gandha Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Ghantapani Buddhist God running a round with a bell in his hand Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Ghasmari Buddhist Goddess fond of blodd-filled bowls. Buddhist
God Name: Gia tri luc Buddhist Magical power of determination that Buddha confers on all who seek it and upholds it.
God Name: Gita Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Grahamatrka Buddhist A goddess whose name means demon mother
God Name: Grahamatrka Buddhist Goddess whose name means demon mother. Buddhist
God Name: Grateful Buddhist Commemoration Stanza to Sakyamuni Buddha. Buddhist
God Name: Grdhrasya Buddhist Minor goddess whose name translates to face of a vulture Buddhist
God Name: Guhyasamaja Buddhist "Treatise on the Sum Total of Mysteries". Protective deity. Buddhist
God Name: Gur-Gyi Buddhist/Tibet "Angry-one-of-the-tent." God of tents. Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Gur-Gyi Mgon-Po Buddhist/ Tibet A god of tents
God Name: Hariti Buddhist A plague goddess associated with smallpox
God 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
God Name: Hatasa Buddhist Horse goddess Buddhist
God Name: Hayagriva Buddhist Patron god of horses Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Hemantadevi Buddhist Goddess of winter Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Heruka Buddhist God, one of the more popular in the pantheon Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Hevajira Buddhist God equivalent to the Hindu Siva Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Ida-Ten Japan Buddhist god of law and monasteries. Japan
God Name: Isa Buddhist Guardian deity Buddhist
God 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: Janavasita Buddhist A minor goddess affiliated with knowledge or the control of knowledge
God Name: Janguli Buddhist Goddess of healing and snakebites. Buddhist
God Name: Jayakara Buddhist God who rides in a cage drawn by Cockatoos Buddhist
God Name: Jayatara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Jian Lao Buddhist Goddess of the earth and permanence Buddhist/China
God Name: Jnanadakini Buddhist/ Mayhayana A goddess associated with, or whose name means, knowledge
God Name: Jnanaparamita Buddhist A deity who has perfected transcendent, super-human or supernatural knowledge. Buddhist
God 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.
God Name: Kalacakra Buddhist Tutelary god who is personally selected Buddhist/Tibet/Mahayana
God Name: Kaladuti Buddhist Goddess whose name means messenger of death Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Kalika Buddhist Goddess common often seen standing upon a corpse Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Kamini Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Karai-Shin Buddhist God of lightning Buddhist/Japan
God Name: Karini Buddhist Fear goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Karmavasita Buddhist Minor goddess who personifies the discipline of spiritual regeneration Buddhist
God Name: Kesini Buddhist Goddess Buddhist
God Name: Khasaparna Buddhist God Buddhist
God Name: Khen-Ma Buddhist Goddess who is the controller of the earth's demons Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Khen-Pa Buddhist God who controls the demons of heaven Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Khyung-Gai mGo-Can Buddhist Local god Buddhist/Tibet/Bon
God Name: Kishi Mojin Buddhist Goddess of motherhood Buddhist/Japan
God Name: Krodhadevatas Buddhist These are the gods of terror
God Name: Ksantiparmata Buddhist A philosophical deity
God Name: 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
God Name: Kuan-Yin China Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. China
God Name: 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: 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: 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: Kurukalla Buddhist A goddess, usually of terrifying appearance
God Name: Kurukalla Buddhist Goddess, usually of terrifying appearance Buddhist
God Name: Kwannon Japan Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. Japan
God Name: Kwanonn Japan Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. Japan
God Name: Kwanseieun Korea Merciful One. A Buddhist boddhisattva and Asian Goddess. Korea
God Name: Lasya Buddhist Graceful Mother of the world. Buddhist
God Name: Laughing Buddha China Popular Buddhist deity; god of happiness and wealth. China
God Name: Lha Buddhist Generic term for the deity Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Lhamo Buddhist Goddess of the Bon pantheon Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Lhamo/ Lha Mo Buddhist/ Tibet A goddess of the Bon pantheon
God Name: Locana Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Lokesvara Buddhist Generic name for a group of deities such as Siva and Visnu Buddhist
God Name: Madhukara Buddhist God whose name means honey maker. Buddhist
God Name: Mahabala Buddhist God, a rather fearsome emanation of Amitabha Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Mahakala Buddhist Guardian god of science and tents Buddhist
God Name: Mahakapi Buddhist God and epitaph of the Buddha in a previous incarnation when he was an ape Buddhist
God Name: Mahamantranusarni Buddhist Guardian goddess Buddhist
God Name: Mahamayuri Buddhist Snake god Hindu/Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Mahapararinirvanamurti Buddhist God Buddhist
God Name: Mahapratisara Buddhist Guardian goddess Buddhist
God Name: Mahapratyangira Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Maharaksa Buddhist Group of guardian goddesses Buddhist
God Name: Mahasahasprramardani Buddhist Goddess whose name means the thousandfold destroyer Buddhist
God Name: Mahasitavati Buddhist Guardian goddess Buddhist
God Name: Mahasri-Tara Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Mahavidya Buddhist Of the collective name of a group of goddesses Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Mahayasa Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Marriott
God Name: Mahcinatra Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Tibet/Mahayana
God Name: Mahodadhi Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Meola
God Name: Maitreya Buddhist Designate Buddhist/India
God Name: Mala Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Mamaki Buddhist Goddess Buddhist
God Name: Manidhara Buddhist Minor deity and Lokeshvara's attendant. Tibetan Buddhist
God Name: Manjughosa Buddhist Speaks from the depths of Enlightened awareness and transforms wrong views into Wisdom. A Buddhist Bodhisattva
God Name: Manjusri Buddhist The bodhisattva of keen awareness. Buddhist
God Name: Mara Buddhist Goddess of death or the evil principle Buddhist
God Name: Mari Buddhist The deification of literature
God Name: Mari Buddhist Deification of literature Buddhist
God Name: Marici Buddhist Solar goddess Buddhist/China
God Name: Maya[devi] Buddhist A mother goddess
God Name: Mayajalakrama-Kurukulla Buddhist/ Mayhayana A goddess
God Name: Mayan[devi] Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist
God Name: Mayanjalakrama-Kurukulla Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Medha Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Mi-Lo-Fo Buddhist God Buddhist/China
God Name: Mucalinda Buddhist The snake-like being who protected the Buddha from the elements before his enlightenment. Buddhist
God Name: Muraja Buddhist Goddess of the tambourine. Buddhist
God Name: Myoken-Bohdisattiva Buddhist Astral god and the god of healing eye-disease. Buddhist
God Name: Nairamata Buddhist Goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Namasangiti Buddhist One of the important manifestations of Manjushree. Buddhist
God Name: Nan-Sgrub Buddhist God, a form of Yama Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Natha Buddhist/ Sri Lanka A tutelary god
God Name: Ni O Buddhist The protector of the Buddhist faith
God Name: Niladanda Buddhist Guardian god of the southwestern quarter. Buddhist
God Name: 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.
God 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
God Name: Nirvana Buddhist Annihilation, or rather the final deliverance of the soul from transmigration. Buddhism
God Name: Nispannattara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Nrtya Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: O-Iwa-Dai-Myojin Buddhist God of stone workers Buddhist/Japan/Shinto
God Name: Ostaraki Buddhist Spirit of divinity and wisdom. Buddhist
God Name: Padmantaka Buddhist God who is the guardian of the Western direction Buddhist
God Name: Padmapani Buddhist God, a Buddha designate Buddhist
God Name: Padmatara Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist/Mahayana
God Name: Padsmosnisa Buddhist God who is connected with the guardian deities Buddhist
God Name: Pancamukha-Patradeva Buddhist God, a beggar Buddhist
God Name: Pandara Buddhist The Shakti of Amitabha, and a feminine bodhisattva. Buddhist
God Name: Paramapadatmavat Buddhist That which is of the very essence or nature of high spirit, bordering on the unconditioned nature of the hierarch. Buddhist
God Name: Paramasva Buddhist Great horse god usually depicted trampling four major Hindu deities underfoot. Buddhist
God Name: Paramita Buddhist Descriptive name of a philosophical deity Buddhist
God Name: Pariskaravassita Buddhist Minor goddess, one of those personifying the discipline of spiritual regeneration. Buddhist