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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Mahayana"   (139 records)

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name
"AVALOKITESVARA (merciful lord)"
Buddhist / India Bodhisattva or buddhadesignate. One of the most important deities of the Mahayana sect of Buddhism. In Lamaism he is the tutelary god of Tibet. He equates with VIS NU in Hinduism and bears links with PADMAPANI. In cosmic mythology he is a creator deity. Color: white or red. Attributes: blue lotus, image of Amitabha (topmost pyramidal head), lotus, rosary, sword and water jar. NOTE: in Chinese Buddhism he is represented by the goddess Kuan-Tin, and in Japanese by KWANNON....
Goddess name
"Ajaya"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Ajaya (invincible)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Spirit name
"Akasagarbha (essence of tbe sky)"
Buddhist / Mahayana / / Lamaist / Tibet Astral god. One of the BODHISATTVAS or spiritual meditation buddhas. He lives in the “womb of the sky.” Color: green. Attributes: Book, jewel, lotus and Sun disc. Also Khagarbha. In Japanese Buddhism this deity becomes the god Kokuzo....

"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
Goddess name
"Aparajita"
Buddhist Minor god / goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Aparajita"
Buddhist / Mahayana A minor god / goddess
Spirit name
"Bhutadamara"
Buddhist / Mahayana Turmoil of the spirits four-armed God. Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Bhutadamara (tumult of demons)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. May be depicted reclining on the Hindu goddess APARAJITA. Attributes: snakes in the hair, and staff. Three-eyed....

"Buddhakapala"
Buddhist / Mahayana (Buddha's skullcap) A significant emanation of AKSOBHYA. Alternatively a form of HERUKA. His SAKTI is CITRASENA. Color: blue-black. Attributes: club, cup, drum, image of Aksobhya and knife.
God name
"Candarosana"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. A form of the god AKSOBHYA. Color: yellow. Attributes: noose, skin and sword....
Goddess name
"Candesvari (fierce lady)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. She stands upon a corpse. Color: yellow. Attributes: grass and an antelope....
Goddess name
"Carcika (repetitive chant)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. Color: red. Attributes: cup and knife....
Goddess name
"Citrasena"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Citrasena (having a bright spear)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. The SAKTI of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Dhanada"
Buddhist / Mahayana Form of the goddess Tara. Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Dhanada"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. One of the emanations of the DHYANIBUDDHA AMOGHASIDDHI, also a form of the goddess TARA. She sits upon a moon throne with an unnamed animal in attendance. Color: green. Attributes: Book, blue lotus, image of Amoghasiddhi, noose and rosary....
Goddess name
"Dhavajagrakeyura"
Buddhist Goddess who sits on a Sun throne Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Dhupa"
Buddhist Minor goddess and a censor Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Dhupatara (incense-Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Color: black. Attribute: a censer....
Goddess name
"Dhvajagrakeyura (ring on a banner)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AKSOBHYA. She sits on a Sun throne. Color: dark blue, black or yellow. Attributes: club, image of Aksobhya, noose, pestle, prayer wheel, staff, sword, tiger skin and trident. Three-headed and three-eyed....
Goddess name
"Dipa Tara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Dipa Tara (lamp Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Color: yellow. Attribute: a torch....
Goddess name
"Durjata"
Buddhist Minor goddess who waits on the god Buddhakapala Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Durjaya (unconquerable)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of the god BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Ganapatihrdaya"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Ganapatihrdaya (the heart of Ganapati)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. The SAKTI of GANAPATI....
Goddess name
"Ganda Tara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Gandha Tara (fragrance-Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Color: red. Attribute: conch with sandalwood resin....
God name
"Ghantaaani (bell in hand)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. One of the group of dhyanibodhisattva (meditation BUDDHAS). An emanation of Vajrasattva. Color: white. Attribute: a bell....
God name
"Ghantapani"
Buddhist God running a round with a bell in his hand Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Grahamatrka (demon motber)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. One of the forms of VAIROCANA. Attributes: arrow, bow, lotus and staff. Three-headed....
God name
"Halahala (lord of poison)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God of poison. A form of AVALOKITESVARA. Typically seated on a red lotus with the SAKTI on the left knee. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, bow, cup, grass, image of AMITABHA on crown, lotus, tiger skin and trident. Three-headed and three-eyed....
God name
"Heruka"
Buddhist God, one of the more popular in the pantheon Buddhist / Mahayana
Deities name
"Heruka"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. One of the most popular deities in the pantheon, though probably owing much to the influence of the Hindu god S IWA. Originally an epithet for another Hindu god, GANESA, but in Buddhism seen as an emanation of AKSOBHYA. His SAKTI is NAIRAMATA and the product of their liaison is nirvana (eternal bliss). Typically he stands upon a corpse. In northeastern India, Heruka is worshiped as a compassionate god. Attributes: club, flayed human skin, image of Aksobhya, jewel, knife, fifty skulls, sword, staff and teeth....
God name
"Hevajira"
Buddhist God equivalent to the Hindu Siva Buddhist / Mahayana
God name
"Hevajira"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. A BODHISATTVA (buddha-designate) and an emanation of AKSOBHYA. The Tantric form of HERUKA and the Buddhist equivalent of the Hindu god Siva Nataraja. His SAKTI is NAIRAMATA or VAJRAVARAHI and he may appear dominating the four MARAS (the Hindu gods BRAHMA, VISNU, SIVA and INDRA). Color: blue. Attributes: bell, bow, hook, image of Aksobhya on crown, jewel, lotus, prayer wheel, wine glass. He holds a skull in each hand and an assortment of other weapons. Threeor eightheaded, from two to sixteen arms and two or four legs; three-eyed....
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
"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....
Goddess name
"Jayatara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Jayatara (victorious Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Jaya-Vijaya (victorious)...
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....
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....
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....
Goddess name
"Karini"
Buddhist fear goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Karini"
Buddhist / Mahayana Inferior goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....

"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
"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
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....
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
"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....
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
"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 (most glorious)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Mahcinatra"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Tibet / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Mahodadhi (the great ocean)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
God name
"Manidhara (holding a gem)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor god. An attendant of SADAKSARI. Attributes: jewel and lotus....
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
"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....
Goddess name
"Mayanjalakrama-Kurukulla"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Medha"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Medha (wisdom)"
Buddist / Mahayana Minor goddess. The SAKTI of Sridhara....
Goddess name
"N s anna a a"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Nodo us...
Goddess name
"Nairamata"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"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....
Goddess name
"Nispannattara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Ostaraki (covering)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Padmatara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Padmatara (lotus Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Padmosnisa...
Deities name
"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....
Goddess name
"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....
Goddess name
"Pradipatara"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess of light. Pradyumna...
Goddess name
"Prajana"
Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Prajna (wisdom)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. Regarded as the SAKTI of a number of Mahayana gods, or specifically of ADIBUDDHA....
Goddess name
"Prasannatara"
Buddhist Rather minor goddess who tramples upon some Hindu gods Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Prasannatara (the gracious Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Regarded as a form of RATNASAMBHAVA who tramples on Hindu gods including INDRA, BRAHMA, RUDRA and Upendra. Color: yellow. Carries a large variety of attributes. Three-eyed....
Goddess name
"Priyadarsana (pleasant to the eye)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Puspatara (flower-Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Color: white. Attribute: a Forest garland....
Goddess name
"Rupini"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
God name
"Samvara"
Buddhist God Buddhist / Mahayana
Deities name
"Samvara (keeping out)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. One of the emanations of AKSOBHYA and also of HEVAJIRA. In Lamaism he is a four-headed tutelary yi-dam god. His SAKTI is VAJRAVARAHI. He stands upon one or more four-armed Hindu deities including Kalaratri and BHAIRAVA. Color: blue or black. Attributes: ax, bell, cup, drum, image of Aksobhya on the crown, image of four-faced BRAHMA, knife, moon disc, skin, staff and trident....
Spirit name
"Sarvanivaranaviskambhin (remover of stain)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. A dhyaniboddhisattva or spiritual meditation buddha. Color: white. Attributes: Book, jewel, moon disc, sword and staff....
Spirit name
"Sarvapayanjaha (remover of miseries)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. A dhyaniboddhisattva or spiritual mediation buddha. Color: white. Attribute: hook in two hands....
Goddess name
"Sitapatra (with a white umbrella)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of VAIROCANA and a female BODHISATTVA or buddhadesignate. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, bow, hook, noose, parasol, prayer wheel and white staff. Sometimes three-eyed and three-headed....
God name
"Smrti (tradition)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor god. Snulk'ulxa'Is...
Goddess name
"Srivasumukhi"
Buddhist Minor attendant goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Srivasumukhi (excellent-faced)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of VASUDHARA....
Goddess name
"Srivasundhara (earth)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of VASUDHARA....
Goddess name
"Subhaga"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Subhamekhala (with a marvellous girdle)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Sumalini"
Buddhist Attendant minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Sumalini (well-garlanded)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Sundara"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Suraksirii"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
God name
"Surarigama (bright colored)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. A BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Color: white. Attribute: sword....
Deities name
"Trailokyavijaya (lord of three worlds)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. Seen standing on the Hindu deities Mahesvara (SIVA) and GAURI. Color: blue. Attributes: arrow, bell, bow, club, hook, noose, prayer wheel, staff and sword. Also an alternative name for ACALA....
Goddess name
"Usnisavijaya (victorious)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Primordial goddess. Form of VAIROCANA, widely worshiped in Tibet. Regarded as a female BODHISATTVA or buddbadesignate, and a dikpala or guardian of the zenith direction. Also a deification of literature. One of a group of DHARANIS. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, bow, image of the BUDDHA on a lotus leaf, jewel, noose, prayer wheel, staff and waterjar. Three-eyed, three-headed and with eight arms....
Goddess name
"Vadali"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of MARICI. Attributes: flower, needle, noose and staff....
Goddess name
"Vajracarcika"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AKSOBHYA, she stands upon a corpse. Color: red. Attributes: cup, image of Aksobhya on the crown, jewel, lotus, skull with noose, staff and sword. Three-eyed....
God name
"Vajradaka"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA bearing one, three or four heads....
Goddess name
"Vajragandhari"
Mahayana Minor goddess. Buddhist
Goddess name
"Vajragandhari"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Color: blue or gold. Attributes: arrow, ax, bell, bow, hook, image of AMOGHASIDDHI, knife, noose, prayer wheel, staff, sword, and trident....
Goddess name
"Vajraghanta"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. A female dikpala or guardian of the northern direction. Color: green or white. Attributes: staff with bell....
God name
"Vajramrta (immortal of the Vajra sect)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI. His vehicle is an animal of uncertain identity. Color: green. Attributes: bell, club, hook, prayer wheel, staff and sword....
Goddess name
"Vajrapasi"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. A female dikpala or guardian of the southern direction. Color: yellow. Attributes: staff with noose....
Goddess name
"Vajrasrnkhala (personification)"
Buddhist (1) Minor goddess. One of the Mahayana deities said to be an emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI. Some texts describe her as the SAKTI of HEVAJIRA. Color: green. Attributes: arrow, bow, cup, image of Amoghasiddhi on the crown, mane, noose skin, and staff. Three-eyed and three-headed.(2) Goddess of learning. Jain. One of sixteen VIDYADEVI headed by the goddess SARASVATI....
Goddess name
"Vajratara"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. Considered to be an emanation of all the DHYANIBUDDHAS or spiritual meditation buddbas. Also identified as an emanation of RATNASAMBHAVA or a form of Bhrkuti. She stands upon a lotus. Color: golden. Attributes: arrow, blue lotus, bow, conch, hook, images of the five Dhyanibuddhas on the crown, noose and staff. Three-eyed....
Goddess name
"Vajravarahi (diamond sow)"
Buddhist / Mahayana / / Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. An emanation of VAIROCANA and sometimes identified as the SAKTI of HEVAJIRA. In Lamaism she accompanies VAJRADAKA. She is depicted treading on a man. Color: red. Attributes: principally club, cup, image of Vairocana on the crown and knife, but with an assortment of other attributes from time to time. Three-eyed and three-headed....
Goddess name
"Vajravidarani (tearing asunder)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. Attributes: arrows, banner, bow, hook, noose, shield, staff and sword. Five-headed....
Goddess name
"Vajrayogini"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. She can sometimes be identified carrying her severed head in her hand. Color: yellow. Attributes: club, cup, knife and staff. Three-eyed....
Goddess name
"Varahmukhi (having a boars head)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of MARICI. Attributes: arrow, bow, flower and staff....
Goddess name
"Varali"
Mahayana Minor moon goddess. Mahayana
Goddess name
"Varali"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant on MARICI. Color: white. Attributes: flower, needle, noose and staff....
Goddess name
"Vasumatisri (beautiful with an excellent mind)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of VASUDHARA....
Goddess name
"Vasusri"
Buddhist Minor goddess Buddhist / Mahayana
Goddess name
"Vasusri (beautiful one)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of VASUDHARA....
Goddess name
"Vasya-tara (the subjected Tara)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Goddess. An emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI and considered to be indistinguishable from ARYA-TARA. Color: green. Attributes: blue lotus and image of Amoghasiddhi on the crown....
Deities name
"Vidyraja"
Buddhist / Mahayana Tutelary god. One of several deities who are concerned with the implementation of the law....
God name
"Vigrieaetaka (remover of obstacles)"
Buddhist / Mahayana God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA who may equate with the Hindu god GANESA. Color: blue. He is also seen as a dikpala or guardian of the northerly direction, in which case his color is green. Attributes: cup, drum, hook, knife, noose and staff. Three-headed. Also Analarka....
Goddess name
"Vikalaratri (twilight night)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....
Goddess name
"Yamaduti"
Buddhist / Mahayana Messenger goddess. An attendant of YAMA. Her vehicle is a buffalo. Color: blue. Attributes: cup, fly whisk, knife and lotus....