21 Tara Names

21 Tara of the Surya Gupta Tradition in Thangka

Among the different tradition of 21 Tara, here is the detailed description of  the Twenty one Taras of the Mahasidda Suryagupta. The Tara of this u...
Benefits of Vajrasattva Mantra:  Om Vajrasattva Hum

Benefits of Vajrasattva Mantra: Om Vajrasattva Hum

Who is Vajrasattva? Vajrasattva, who takes us away from delusion and purifies our Karma, is a part of both Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhist traditio...
Who is Avalokiteshvara?

Who is Avalokiteshvara?

The word Avalokiteshvara has been derived from the Sanskrit language. In Sanskrit, Ishwara means the lord, god, or the almighty and the loka means...
Thangka Art

Thangka, An Introduction to Tibetan Art

What is a Thangka? Thangka is the sacred subjects and images in the form of painting. The source of Tibetan thangka painting is the Buddhist doctr...
Benefits of Tara Practice and Mantra Recitation

Benefits of Tara Practice and Mantra Recitation

Introduction To Tara: Tara liberates us from the ocean of samsara. She is a female tutelary deity with various forms, who is regarded as the manife...
why is troma nagmo called a black wrathful lady?

Troma Nagmo: The Female Deity of the Dharmapala Pantheon

The Troma Nagmo Practice Troma Nagmo literally means the Black Wrathful Lady. She is included in the Dharmapala pantheon as a form of Vajravarahi. ...