Vaya, the wind, appears in buddha mythology and hindu mythology. It is said to have originated in Hindu (India) as the god of winds. He was worshipped from around 1700 … Read more


Pandara, in buddha mythology is a Buddhist goddess. She is the Shakti of Amitabha, and a feminine bodhisattva. She originated from the Tantric syllable PAM. Her color is rose, and attributes are the blue lotus, … Read more


Padmapani, also with lotus in hand, in buddha mythology is a Buddhist god, also a bodhisattva and a distinct form of Avalokitesvara. His color is red, and attributes are the book, image of Amitabha on the … Read more


Marici, meaning shining in buddha mythology is a Buddhist (Mahayana) astral goddess. She is an emanation of Vairocana, also his Shakti. This deity is further identified as a bodhisattva, or buddha-designate. Also she may be … Read more


Mahacinatara, Tara of Tibet, in the buddha myuthology is a Buddhist (Mahayana) and Lamaist (Tibet) goddess. She is an emanation of Aksobhya and, in Lamaism, a fearsome form of the Varjayana goddess, Ekajata, who … Read more


Ekajata, also she who has but one chignon, in buddha mythology is the Buddhist (Varjayana) goddess of good fortune. She gives happiness and removes personal obstacles. Occasionally one finds her … Read more


Dharani (also dharini) existed in hindu mythology and in buddha mythology. In Hinduism as mentioned in epic and Puranic texts, are goddesses, consorts of Parasurama, and avatars of goddess Laksmi. In Buddhism, dharani is the … Read more


Bodhisattva Sanskrit; Pali, bodhisatta, “Enlightenment-Being”; Chinese, P-u-sa; Japanese, Bosatsu; Korean, Posal; Tibetan, byang.chub sems.dpa, “Hero of the Thought of Enlightenment”. It’s meaning is anyone with great compassion that has generated Bodhicitta. In ancient indian buddhism, the word referred … Read more


Avalokitesvara, merciful lord, in buddha mythology is one of the most important deities in the Mahayana sect of Buddhism. He is thought to have originated in India, and worshipped from around … Read more


Amitabha, Buddhism, of unmeasured splendor, in buddha mythology is the fourth dhyanibuddha, or meditation buddha; worshipped from around 500 BC to present. He is one of five mystic spiritual counterparts of the … Read more


Aksobhya, imperturbable, Buddhist God in buddha mythology. It is the second dhyanibuddha, or meditation buddha; worshipped from around 500 BC to present. He is one of five mystic spiritual counterparts of the human buddha in … Read more


  Abhijnaraja, in buddha mythology, Buddhist-Lamaist (Tibet), is a physician god. He is accounted among a series of sMan-ble (medicine buddhas), and typically depicted with stretched earlobes, and color is … Read more