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List of Gods   : "Tibet"

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....
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 "Abhijnaraja" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among a series of SMAN-BLA (medicine buddhas). Typically depicted with stretched earlobes. Color: red....
Goddess name "Adidharma (the primeval law)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Primordial goddess. Particularly worshiped in Lamaism, she is the SAKTI of ADIBUDDHA. Attributes: cup and knife....
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....
Goddess name "Ame-No-Taiabata-Hime-No-Mikoto" Shinto / Japan Astral goddess of weavers. One of two star apotheoses who are, according to tradition, deeply in love with each other. Her partner is HIKOBOSHI. Her name is generally abbreviated to Tanabata, the title of a festival in honor of the goddess which became a national event in Japan in AD 755. The festival later became merged with the Tibetan Bon Ullumbana festival of the dead. Also Shokujo....
God name "Asokottamasri" Buddhist Physician god Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Asokottamasri (the great beauty of Asoka)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among one of a series of Medicine buddhas or SMAN-BLA in Lamaism. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes. Color: red....
God name "Beg-Tse" Buddhist God of war Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Beg-Tse (concealed coat of mail)" Buddhist / Lamaist / Tibet God of war. One of a group of eight DHARMAPALA with terrible appearance and royal attire. Stands with one foot on a horse and one on a man. Color: red. Attrib utes: banner, fire, skin and sword. May appear with three eyes. Also Cam srin....
"Bhaisajyaguru" Buddhist Medicine Buddha Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Bhaisajyaguru (supreme physician)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among one of a series of Medicine buddhas known as a SMAN-BLA in Tibet. In Lamaism he is the fifth in a series of manusibud dhas. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes and a row of small curls fringing the forehead. Color: blue or gold. Attributes: fruit, sometimes with a bowl....
King 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
Goddess name "Bhrkuti-Tara (she who frowns)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. In Lamaism particularly, a cruel form of TARA, the mother of the BUDDHA. The so-called “yellow Tara.” An emanation of AMITABHA. Also identified as a female BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Color: yellow. Attribute: image of Amitabha, lotus, rosary, staff, trident and water jar. Threeeyed. Also JANGULI and VAJRATARA....
Demon name "Bi-har" Buddhist / Tibet A Guardian deity that protects against demons
Demon name "Bi-har" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Guardian deity. One of the guardian maharajas protecting against demons. Attended by a lion. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, bow, knife, staff, sword and trident. Three-eyed....
"Bodhisattva (one whose essence is perfect knowledge)" Buddhist / northern India, Tibet, China / Japan Generic title for a buddha-designate. Any one of the earlier stages of a future buddha. Depicted wearing regal dress and trappings, including a crown. The most significant include AVALOKITESVARA, MAITREYA and MANJUSRI....
Goddess name "Brag srin mo" Tibet Goddess of fertility and an ancestral goddess Tibet
"Candali" Tibet woman with explosive anger and barely controllable. The sacred fire containing isoteric, exoteric and mystic energy released during Heat Yoga. Tibet
Goddess name "Candali (outcast woman)" BuddhistLamaist / Tibet Goddess of terrifying appearance. One of a group of eight GAURI goddesses. Color: red or blue. Attributes: flames....
God name "Cauri" Buddhist / Tibet A fly-whisk held by attendants of a god or royal person. Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Cauri" Buddhist / Lamaist / Tibet Goddess of terrifying appearance. One of a group of eight GAURI goddesses. Color: yellow. Attribute: noose....
Deity name "Chos-Skyon" Buddhist Tutelary guardian deity Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Chos-Skyon (protector)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Tutelary guardian deity. One of a group of gods of fearsome appearance who wear royal apparel. Rides a white elephant. Color: blue. Attributes: knife and noose....
Goddess name "Cunda" Buddhist / Tibet Goddess considered a deification of literature. Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Cunda" Buddhist / eastern Bengal / Tibet Goddess. An emanation of Vajrasattva or Vairocana. A female BODHISATTVA or buddha-designate. Also seen separately as a deification of literature, one of a group of twelve DHARANIS. She may stand upon a man. Color: white or green. Very large variety of attributes. Also Aryacunda....
God name "DMu-bDub Kam-Po Sa-Zen" Tibet / Bon a sky god & the head of the ancient pantheon
Goddess name "Dakini Guru" Tibetan A goddess of teaching
Deity name "Dalai-Lama" Tibet Chief of the two Tartar priests and a sort of incarnate deity. The other lama is called the "Tesho-lama." Tibet
God name "Dharmakirtisagaraghosa (sound of the ocean of the glory of the law)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among one of a series of Medicine buddhas known as a SMAN-BLA in Lamaism. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes. Color: red....
Deities name "Dharmapala" Buddhist / particularly Lamaist / Tibet Collective name for a group of eight tutelary deities. They wear royal apparel but are of terrible appearance and are considered to be the guardians of the law. General attributes: ax, cup, knife and snake....
Goddess name "Dhupa (incense)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. One of the ASTAMATARA mothers. Color: yellow. Attribute: a censer....
Goddess name "Digambara (naked)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. The SAKTI of Yogambara. Attribute: a bowl. NOTE: Digambara is also an epithet of the goddess KALI in Hindu religion....
Goddess name "Dipa" Buddhist Goddess of light Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Dipa (personification of the oil lamp)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess of light. Considered to be among the group of ASTAMATARAS (mothers). Color: blue or red. Attribute: a lamp....
Deity name "Dipankara" Buddhas deity who is one of the minor group of Buddhas Buddhist / Tibet
Deity name "Dipankara (light causer)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet deity. One of a minor group of buddhas. Color: yellow. Attributes: none in particular....
"Dorje" Tibet Destroyer of ignorance. Tibet
Goddess name "Dorje Naljorma" Tibet A goddess of happiness
Goddess name "Gandha" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Gandha (odor)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. In Lamaism one of the group of MATARAS (mothers). Color: green. Attribute: conch with sandalwood resin....
Goddess name "Giia" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. One of a group of Astamataras (mothers). Color: red. Attributes: Indian gong and lute....
Goddess name "Gita" Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Gon-Po Nag-Po" Tibet A god of many names
God name "Gon-Po Nag-Po" Lamaist / Tibet God. See also MAHAKALA. Also Bram-zei gzugs-can; mGon-dkar; GUR-GYIMGON-PO....
God name "Gon-Po Peng" Tibet mountain god and the great guardian of Tantrism. Tibet
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 "Gur-Gyi Mgon-Po" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet God of tents. A form of MAHAKALA usually attended by a man. Color: blue. Attributes: club, cup and knife....
God name "Hayagriva" Buddhist Patron god of horses Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Hemantadevi" Buddhist Goddess of Winter Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Hemantadevi" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess of Winter. One of several seasonal deities. Also an attendant of Sridevi. Usually accompanied by a camel. Color: blue. Attributes: cup and hammer....
Goddess name "Hikoboshi" Shinto / Japan Astral god. The consort of the star goddess AME-NO-TANABATA-HINE-NOMIKOTO. The two are, according to mythology, deeply in love. Their festival was merged with the Tibetan Bon festival of the dead, the Ullumbana. Also Kengyu-Sei....
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....
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 "Khadoma" Tibet Goddess of knowledge Tibet
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....
Goddess name "Khon-Ma" Tibetan Chthonic goddess. Ruler of a horde of demons who live in the earth and who may infest houses. She is depicted typically wearing yellow robes and with attributes including a golden noose. Her vehicle is a ram. To guard against her influence, a ram's skull is hung from the doorpost of a dwelling and filled with offerings....
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....
God name "Kun tu bzan po" Tibet Head of god in the Bon pantheon Tibet
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....
God name "Kuntu bXan Po" Tibet / Bon This god was the head of the pantheon
God name "Kuntu bXan Po" Bon / pre - Lamaist / Tibet Head of pantheon. The chief god in the Bon pantheon, he engendered the world from a handful of mud scraped from the primeval waters and created all living things from an egg....
Goddess name "Kurukalla" Tibet Goddess of riches Tibet
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....
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 "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....
Goddess name "Mahcinatra" Buddhist Goddess Buddhist / Tibet / Mahayana
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....
Deity name "Manidhara" Buddhist Minor deity and Lokeshvara's attendant. Tibetan Buddhist
God name "Nan-Sgrub" Buddhist God, a form of Yama Buddhist / Tibet
God name "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....
God name "Nang Lha" Tibet Personal family guardian type of house god Tibet
God name "Nang Lha" Tibetan house god. A personal family guardian depicted with the head of a pig. He is propitiated with libations....
Goddess name "Nrtya" Buddhist Mother goddess Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Nrtya (dance)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. One of the ASTAMATARAS. Color: green or various. Attribute: staff....
Spirit name "Nyan" Tibet spirits who live in Forests and mountains. Tibet
God name "Phyi-Sgrub" Buddhist Form of the god Yama Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Phyi-Sgrub (the external one)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet God. A form of the god YAMA who rides a buffalo or a bull. Color: blue, yellow or white. Attributes: noose, prayer wheel and staff surmounted by a skeleton....
Goddess name "Pukkasi" Tibet One of the Eight dakinis, minor goddesses or female deities, her right hand holding intestines, her left feeding them into her mouth. Tibet
Goddess name "Pukkasi" Buddhist / Vajrayana / / Lamaist / Tibet Goddess of terrifying appearance. One of a group of gauri. Color: yellowish white or blue. Attribute: waterjar....
Goddess name "Puspa" Tibet Goddess of flowers and the natural environment as well as the Bodhisattva of vision and sight. Tibet
Goddess name "Puspa (flower)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. One of the group of ASTAMATARAS (mothers). Color: white. Attribute: a flower....
"Sadaksari (Lokesvara)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Variety of AVALOKITESVARA. The form of Avalokitesvara that is incarnate in the succession of Dalai Lamas. Color: white. Attributes: Book, conch, jewel, lotus and rosary....
"Sadaksari[Lokesvara]" Buddhist / Lamaist / Tibet A variety of Avalokitesvara that is incarnate in succession of the Dali Lamas
God name "Sakyamuni (the sage of the Sakyas)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet God. The historical BUDDHA, known mainly from Tibet. He stands upon a lotus. Color: golden. Attribute: a bowl....
Spirit name "Samantabhadra (all-good)" Buddhist God. A form of VAIROCANA and a dhyanibodhisattva (spiritual meditation buddha). He sits on a throne carried by a white elephant. Color: blue, green or white. Attributes: bell, cup, jewel, lotus with prayer wheel or sword. In Tibet he is also known as Kun-tu-bzan-po.See also BO HSIAN....
God name "San Sgrub Bon" Tibet A god that was absorbed into a variety of Yama in Lamaism
God name "San-Dui" Buddhist Tutelary god Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Saraddevi" Buddhist Fertility and vegetation goddess associated autumn Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Saraddevi (goddess of autumn)" BuddhistLamaist / Tibet Fertility and vegetation goddess. Associated with autumn, and an attendant of the goddess SRIDEVI. Her sacred animal is an antelope. Attributes: cup, knife and peacock feather....
Deities name "Sari-Dui" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Tutelary god. One of a group of Lamaist tutelary or yi-dam deities chosen on an individual basis as personal guardians. Color: blue. Attributes: bell, jewel, lotus, prayer wheel, regal trappings, staff and sword. Threeeyed and three-headed....
Goddess name "Savari" Buddhist Goddess of terrifying appearance, or so it is said Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Savari" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess of terrifying appearance. One of a group of gauris. Color: white. Attributes: holding the mountain known as Meru....
"Shakya-thub-pa" Tibet Sakya the mighty one: a name of Gautama Buddha in Tibet
God name "Shei-Lha-Odkhar" Bon / pre - Lamaist / Tibet God of light. In the ancient religion he is a creator deity from whom all other gods are engendered. In Lamaism he evolves into a god of wisdom....
Supreme god name "Shei-Rab" Bon / pre - Lamaist / Tibet Supreme god. In the ancient religion he is the remote and barely defined creator deity. Attributes include a lotus and swastika....
God name "Shen-Lha-Odkhar" Bon / Tibet he is the god of light
Supreme god name "Shen-Rab" Bon / Tibet The supreme god
God name "Sikhin" Buddhist / Tibet Physician god. Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Sikhin" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among one of a series of Medicine buddhas or SMAN-BLA. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes. Color: yellowish red. NOTE: the term also defines the symbolic use of fire....
God name "Sinhanada" Buddhist Physician god Buddhist / Tibet
God name "Sinhanada (lion's roar)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. A variety of AVALOKITESVARA. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes and attended by a lion. Color: white. Attributes: cup, fly whisk, image of the AMITABHA on the crown, lotus, moon disc, rosary, skin, snake, sword and trident. Three-eyed. Also accounted among one of a series of Medicine buddhas or SMAN-BLA....
Goddess name "Sipe Gialmo" Tibet Mother goddess, the queen of the world Tibet / Bon
Goddess name "Sipe Gialmo" Bon / pre - Lamaist / Tibet Mother goddess. The so-called “queen of the world.” Her animal is a mule. Attributes: banner, bowl, parasol, swastika, sword and trident. Three-eyed....
Goddess name "Sitatara (the ‘white Tara')" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. Of mild disposition, she is regarded as one of the forms of the goddess TARA and an emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI or VAIROCANA. In later times she became identified as a female variety of AVALOKITESVARA PADMAPANI. By tradition she is the incarnation of a Chinese princess. Color: white. Attributes: arrow, blue or white lotus, bow, image of Amoghasiddhi, jewel, moon disc and rosary. Threeor seven-eyed....
Goddess name "Sri[devi]" Buddhist Goddess of terrible appearance and Royal attire Buddhist / Tibet
Goddess name "Sri[devi]" Buddhist / Tibet A goddess of terrible appearance & Royal attire
God name "Suparikiritanaasri" Buddhist / Tibet A physician god
God name "Suparikirtitariamasri (lord with a celebrated name)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among a series of Medicine buddhas or SMAN-BLA. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes. Color: yellow....
God name "Surarnadhadravimalaratnaprabhasa" Buddhist / Tibet A physician god
God name "Survarriabhadravimalaratriaprabhasa (the bright, pure jewel splendor)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted as one of a series of Medicine buddhas or SMAN-BLA. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes. Color: yellowish white....
God name "Svaraghosaraja" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Physician god. Accounted among a series of Medicine buddbas or SMAN-BLA. Typically depicted with stretched earlobes. Color: yellowish red....
Goddess name "Syamatara (tbe “black Tara”)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess. A gracious form of the goddess TARA. Also an emanation of AMOGHASIDDHI and a form of AVALOKITESVARA. Color: black, possibly green. Attribute: blue lotus....
Goddess name "Tan ma" Tibet Goddesses of health and Medicine Tibet
Goddess name "Tara (power of hunger)" Hindu / Vedic, Epic / Puranic (1) Goddess. May originally have had astral connotations, since the word can be interpreted as “star.” One of a group of MAHAVIDYAS personifying the SAKTI of SI IVA. She may also be the consort of CANDRA (SOMA). Aspects include Krodharatri. Attributes: knife, skin, skull, snakes and sword. Three-eyed.(2) Goddess. Buddhist (Mahayana and Vajrayana). An epithet of the mother of the BUDDHA, Maya. Also one of a series of female deities, the DHYANIBUDDHASAKTI considered to be aspects of the Sakti of AVALOKITESVARA or of AMOGASHIDDHI. She may also be the Sakti of ADIBIDDHA and of the various DHYANIBUDDHAS, in which case she is characterized by their colors. These Taras thus become “White Tara” and so on.See also BHRKUTI, EKAJATA, KURUKULLA, SITATARA and SYAMATARA. In Tibetan Buddhism she is known as sGrol-ma....
"Ten-brel Chug-nyi" Tibetan The twelve interdependent contributories to the origination of all phenomena, equivalent to the Sanskrit nidanas. Tibetan
God name "Thab-Iha" Tibet Hearth god Tibet / Bon
God name "Thab-Iha" Bon / pre - Lamaist / Tibet Hearth god. Color: red. Attribute: a snake in the form of a noose....
Goddess name "Tsho gyalma" Tibet Goddess of happiness Tibet
Spirit name "Tulku sprul sku" Tibetan Phantom, disembodied spirit. Tibetan
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 "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....
"Vajradhara" Buddhist The ultimate Primordial Buddha, or Adi Buddha, according to the cosmology of Tibetan Buddhism.
God name "Vajradhara" Buddhist God. An epithet of the ADIBUDDHA but also an allegory for the highest buddha. Known particularly from Nepal and Tibet. His SAKTI is PRAJNAPARAMITA. Attributes: cup, hook, noose, regal ornaments and staff. Three-headed....
Spirit name "Vajrapani" Buddhist / mainly Tibet God. An emanation of AKSOBHYA but also sometimes identified with ADIBUDDBA. Generally thought to reflect the second DHYANIBUDDHA or spiritual meditation buddba. Sometimes depicted with a peacock. Alternatively considered to be a counterpart of the Hindu god INDRA. Color: dark blue or white. Attributes: noose, snake and staff. Also AcalaVajrapani; Acarya-Vajrapani....
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 "Vasantadevi" Buddhist / Tibet A goddess of spring
Goddess name "Vasantadevi" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Goddess of spring. Particularly known from Tibet, where she appears in the retinue of SRIDEVI. Her animal is a mule. Attributes: cup and sword....
Goddess name "Vetali" BuddhistLamaist / Tibet Goddess of terrifying appearance. One of a group of gauri. Color: red. Attribute: a chain....
Deity name "Yama (2)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Guardian deity. One of a group of DHARMAPALA with terrible appearance and royal attire who guard the Dalai Lama. He stands upon a man. His colors may be red, blue, white or yellow. His attributes are most commonly a noose and staff, but may also be a club, a net, a shield, a sword, a trident and two tusks....
"Yamanduga" Tibetan One of the Nadman-Dobshot, an emenation of Monsushari. He was changed into a horrible sight by Jakshiamuni so he could go against Tjotjitjalba. Yamanduga is depicted surrounded by flames, with a blue body, with ten heads, twenty horribly-beweaponed arms and twenty clawed feet dancing on a heap of tortured people. Tibetan
Deity name "Yamantaka (destroyer of Yama)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet Guardian deity. An emanation of AKSOBHYA and one of a group of DHARMAPALA with terrible appearance and royal attire who guard the Dalai Lama. By tradition he stifled the great rage of YAMA. His SAKTI is Vidyadhara. He is also a dikpala or guardian of the easterly direction. He tramples a number of creatures including a man, and possesses thirty-two arms and sixteen legs. Color: red, blue, black or white. Attributes: many....
King name "Yang Dag Rgyal Po" Tibet The power-granting king and an epithet of the wish-fulfilling gem. Tibet
"Yeti" Nepal The Yeti is an alleged ape-like animal said to inhabit the Himalaya region of Nepal and Tibet. The names Yeti and Meh-Teh are commonly used by the people indigenous to the region, and are part of their history and mythology.
God name "dMu-bDud Kam-Po Sa-Zan" Bon / Tibet sky god. The head of the ancient pantheon in the Bon religion....
Spirit name "gNyan" Tibetan Tree spirits. Malevolent forces residing in the mountains which can bring sickness or death....
God name "gSari Sgrub" Bon / Lamaist / Tibet God. Originally a Bon deity who became syncretized as a variety of the god YAMA in Lamaism. His animal is the bull and he may appear bull-headed. Color: red. Attributes: cup, knife and prayer wheel....
God name "sMan-Bla (physician)" Buddhist - Lamaist / Tibet God. One of the more popular Medicine-buddhas and possibly derived from Persian light-religion. Attributes: fruit and waterjar....