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Index of Buddhist Deities


A, B, C, D, E, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, R, S, T, U, V, Y



A
Achala (Deity)
          Blue Achala, Kneeling (Bari)
          Blue Achala (Atisha)
          White Achala
          Achala with Four Hands
          Achala with Four Legs
          Achala with Eight Monkies
          Achala with Consort (Chandamaharoshana)
Achi Chokyi Drolma
Akashagarbha (bodhisattva)
Akshobhya (buddha)
Amaravajradevi
Amitabha (buddha)
Amitayus (buddha)
Amoghapasha, Yellow (Deity)
Amoghasiddhi (buddha)
Amritakundali (Deity)
Apsaras
Avalokiteshvara (Deity)
          Amoghapasha (Unfailing Lasso)





B
Bardo Deities
Begtse Chen (Enlightened Protector)
Bernag Chen (Black Cloak - Mahakala)
Bhairava
Bhurkumkuta (Deity)
Bodhisattva
Brahmarupa (Brahmin Form - Mahakala)
Buddha
Buddha Shakyamuni
Buddhakapala (Deity)





C
Cha Khyung (Worldly Protector)
Chakrasamvara (Deity)
Chaturbhuja (Four-hands, Mahakala)
Chemchog Heruka (Deity)
Chinnamunda/Chinnamasta
Chitipati (Shamashana Adhipati)





D
Danda Mahakala (Stick - Mahakala)
Dharmadhatu Vagishvara (see Manjushri)
Direction Guardians (Four)
Dorje Drolo (Padmasambhava)
Dorje Legpa (Worldly Protector)
Dorje Setrap (Worldly Protector)
Dorje Shanglon
Dorje Shugden (Worldly Protector)
Dorje Togu (Worldly Deity)
Dorje Yudronma (Worldly Protector)
Draglha Gonpo (Worldly Protector)
Drogdze Wangmo (Worldly Protector)
Dvajagrakeyura (Deity)
          with Four Hands
          with Eight Hands





E
Ekajati (Enlightened Protector)
          Two Hands
          Four Hands
          Eight Hands
          Twelve faces, Twenty-four Hands
          Retinue Figure: Amoghapasha Mandala
          Retinue Figure: Three Deity Tara Mandala
          Retinue Deity: Eight Deity Panjarnata
          Retinue Deity: Three Deity Panjarnata
          Ekajati, Mother of Mahakala
          Red with One Leg (Drigungpa)
          Black (Nyingma)
          Maroon (Nyingma)
          Red (Nyingma)
          Retinue Figure: Yutog Nyingtig (Nyingma)
Enlightened Protectors





G
Ganapati (Deity)
          Yellow with Four Hands
          Maharakta with Twelve Hands
          White with Four Hands
          Red with Four Hands
          Three Faces & Six Hands (Atisha)
          Red with Four Hands (Nyingma)
          Red with Two Hands (Nyingma)
Garuda (Deity)
          Multi-coloured (Sakya)
          Multi-coloured (Kalachakra)
          Black (Rechungpa)
Garwai Nagpo (Worldy Protector)
Grahamatrika (Deity)
Guhyasamaja (Deity)
          Akshobhyavajra, Blue
          Manjuvajra, Orange
          Avalokita, Red
          Heruka with Two Hands
Guru Dragpo (Padmasambhava - Deity)
Guru Dragpur (Padmasambhava - Deity)





H
Hayagriva (Deity)
Heruka, Lama Gongdu cycle (Deity)
Hevajra (Deity)
Humkara (Deity)





J
Jambhala (Deity)
          Black
          Red with Consort (Sakya)
          Red with Three Faces (Traba Ngonshe)
          Yellow
          Yellow with Consort
          Yellow with Consort & Six Hands
          Green with Consort
Jinasagara, (Ocean of Conquerors - Avalokiteshvara) (Deity)
Jnana Dakini (Deity)





K
Kalachakra (Deity)
          Heruka with Two Hands
Kartaridhara (Knife Holder - Mahakala)
Kshetrapala (Enlightend Protector)
Kshitigarbha (bodhisattva)
Kurukulle (Deity)
          Common-common
          Common
          Uncommon-common
          Common-uncommon
          Uncommon-uncommon





L
Lama Gongdu Terma Cycle (Deity)
Legden (Excellent One - Mahakala)
Lha Chenpo (Shiva - Worldly Protector)
          Red, Two Hands
          Red, Four Hands
Loden Chogse (Padmasambhava)
Longku Totreng Rig Nga (Padmasambhava)





M
Machen Pomra (Worldly Protector)
Mahabala (Deity)
Mahakala (Enlightened Protector)
          Bernagchen (Black Cloak)
          Brahmarupa (Bramhmin Form)
          Chaturbhuja (Four-hands)
          Danda (Stick)
          Kakamukha (Raven-faced)
          Kartaridhara (Knife Holder)
          Legden (Excellent One)
          Maning (Eunuch)
          Panjarnata (Six-hands)
          Raudrantika (Killer of Rudra)
          Shadbhuja (Six-hands)
          Shadbhuja, Four Combined Deities (lha shi dril drub)
          Shadbhuja, Sita (Six-hands, White)
          Shanglon (Minister, from the Yutog Nyingtig)
          Vyaghra-vahana (Riding a Tiger)
Mahamaya (Deity)
Mahavairochana, Sarvavid (Deity)
Maitreya (bodhisattva)
          One Face, Two Hands
          Three Faces, Four Hands
Maning (Eunuch) - Mahakala
Manjushri (Deity)
Marichi (Deity)
Medicine Buddha (buddha)
          Eight Deity Medicine Buddha
          Fifty-one Deity Mandala





N
Nagaraja (buddha)
Nagaraksha (Deity)
Nairatmya (Deity)
          One Face, Two Hands
          One Face, Two Hands, 15 Deity Mandala
          One Face Four Hands, 15 Deity Mandala
          Consort of Hevajra
Nivaranavishkambhin (bodhisattva)
Nyima Oser (Padmasambhava)





O
Orgyen Dorje Chang (Padmasambhava)





P
Padmapani, Avalokiteshvara (Deity)
Padmasambhava (Indian Adept)
          Eight Forms
          Outer
          Inner, Guru Dragpo
          Secret, Simhamukha
Palden Lhamo Shri Devi (Enlightened Protector)
Pancha Raksha (Deity)
          Atisha Tradition
          Sadhanamala Tradition

          Vajravali Tradition

          Newar Tradition

          Pratisara

Panjarnata
(Lord of the Pavilion), Mahakala
Parnashavari (Healing Deity)
          Yellow
          Green
          Black
          Yellow with Three Deities
Peaceful & Wrathful (Shi-Tro) Deities Set
Pehar (Worldly Protector)
Pema Gyalpo (Padmasambhava)
Prajnaparamita (Deity)
          White with Two Hands
          White with Four Hands
          Yellow with Two Hands
          Yellow with Four Hands
Pratisara (see Pancha Raksha)





R
Rahula (Worldly Protector)
Rakta Lokeshvara, Avalokiteshvara (Deity)
Rakta Yamari (Red)
Ratnasambhava (Buddha)





S
Samantabhadra (Bodhisattva)
Samantabhadra (Buddha)
          Solitary (Nyingma)
          With Consort (Nyingma)
Sarasvati (Deity)
          Blue
          Red with Four Hands (Bodong)
          Red with Two Hands (sakya)
          White with Two Hands
          White with Four Hands
          Retinue Figure for Manjushri
Sarvavid, Mahavairochana (Deity)
Senge Dradog (Padmasambhava)
Shadbhuja (Six-hands - Mahakala)
Shakya Senge (Padmasambhava)
Shakyamuni Buddha (Founder of Buddhism)
Shanglon (Worldly Protector)
Shingkyong Rag-gyal (Worldly Protector)
Shiva (Lha Chenpo - Worldly Protector)
Shri Devi (Enlightened Protector)
Simhamukha (Deity)
          Blue
          Blue, Three Deity
          Blue, Five Deity
          Red
          Blue (Nyingma)
          Red (Nyingma)
Simhanada, Lion's Roar (Avalokiteshvara)
Sitatapatra
          One Face, Two Hands
          One Thousand Faces, One Thousand Hands
Srog Lha (Worldly Protector)





T
Tara (Deity)
          Twenty-one Taras (Atisha)
          Twenty-one Taras (Suryagupta)
          Twenty-one Taras (Longchenpa)
          Twenty-one Taras (Sadhanamala)
          Twenty-one Taras (Chogyur Lingpa)
          Red Tara (Sakya)
          White Tara (Atisha)
          White Tara (Bari)
          White Tara (Nyan)
          White Tara with Four Hands
          White Tara & the Eight Fears
          Vajra Tara 17 Deity Mandala (Suryagupta)
          Vajra Tara, Yellow
          Vajra Tara, Green with Eight Hands
Totreng Tsal (Padmasambhava - Deity)
Tseringma (Worldly Protector)
Tsiu Marpo (Worldly Protector)





U
Ushnishavijaya (Long-life Deity)
          Three Faces, Eight Hands
          Two Hands





V
Vairochana (Buddha)
Vairochana, Sarvavid (Deity)
Vaishravana (Direction Guardian - North)
Vaishravana (Worldly Protector)
Vajrabhairava (Deity)
Vajradhara (Buddha)
          Solitary
          With Consort
Vajrakila (Deity)
Vajrapani (Deity)
          Mahachakra (Great Wheel)
Vajrasattva (Deity)
          Blue (Akshobhya)
          White
          White with Consort
          Yellow
          White with Consort (Mindroling)
Vajravarahi (Deity)
Vajrayogini (Deity)
Virudhaka (Direction Guardian - South)
Virupaksha (Direction Guardian - West)





Y
Yama Dharmaraja (Enlightened Protector)
          Outer
          Inner
          Secret
          Four Hands
Yamari, Krishna (Black)
Yamari, Rakta (Red)
Yudronma, Dorje (Worldly Protector)

Jeff Watt [updated 7-2018]