This is an image of the compassionate and merciful bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara. Bodhisattvas are enlightened beings who are destined to become buddhas but postpone that final state in order to help humanity. The name Avalokiteshvara means “Lord who looks down with compassion.”Avalokiteshvara is shown here sitting on a lion throne and arrayed in jewels like a prince. Above his head is a parasol, an ancient symbol of royal status. Beside his head are lotus-borne stupas, topped with sun and crescent moons. Avalokiteshvara’s right hand is in the gesture of gift granting, and in his left hand he holds a long-stemmed lotus. In his elaborate hairdress is an image of the Buddha Amitabha. (Amitabha presides over the western Pure Land, a kind of Buddhist paradise. The worship of Amitabha became very popular in East Asian Buddhism).
Pragyaparamita means "the Perfection of Wisdom" in Mahayana Buddhism. Pragyaparamita refers to the perfected way of seeing the reality of nature. Mahamata Pragya paramita "Great Mother" (Tibetan: Yum Chenmo) the female deity who is the symbolization of derived wisdom .The word Pragyaparamita combines the Sanskrit words Pragya "wisdom" with paramita "perfection". Pragyaparamita is is generally associated with the doctrine of emptiness (Shunyata) or 'lack of Svabhava' (essence) and the works of Nagarjuna. Its practice and understanding are taken to be essential elements of the Bodhisattva path.
The Buddha Vairocana represents the embodiment of Dharmakaya ("Truth Body"), and therefore is often depicted in massive sculpted images and stone carvings. Vairochana Buddha is often depicted in sculpture using the Dharmach akra posture symbolizing the Wheel of Dharma. This posture represents one of the most important moments in the historical life of the Buddha, the occasion when he preached to his companions the first sermon after his Enlightenment in the Deer Park at Sarnath. It thus denotes the setting into motion of the Wheel of the teaching of the Dharma.
Maha Karunami (White Tara)
the goddess of compassion. Her love heals the source of disease, bringing health, strength, longevity and beauty.White Tara is a goddess which embodies the spirit of Compassion. She wears the Bodhisattva ornaments. A Bodhisatva vow is to continue to return to this world until the enlightenment of all sentient beings.
Dorjee Namjom also known as Vajra Conqueror is a semi-wrathful form of Vajrasattva practiced especially to eliminate contamination and negativity. Vajravidarana is an emanation of Vajrapani, the energy of all the Buddhas.His mantra is particularly popular and effective.It has the purpose of magnetising the energy of the water so that the inner and external liquids can acquire a purifying power.It is useful as an antidote to poisons and to counteract the obscuring effect of black foods.The practice of Vajra Vidarana is also meant to purify negative karma and protect from harmful astrological influences.
He is worshiped as the God of knowledge and wisdom, with a human body and a horse's head, brilliant white in color, with white garments and seated on a white lotus. Symbolically, the story represents the triumph of pure knowledge, guided by the hand of God, over the demonic forces of passion and darkness. His blessings are sought when beginning study of both sacred and secular subjects
Arya Tara also known as Jetsun Dölma in Tibetan Buddhism, is a female Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism who appears as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. She is known as the "mother of liberation", and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements.
Vajrapani (means thunderbolt) in his hand is one of the earliest-appearing bodhisattvas in Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and guide of Gautama Buddha and manifests all the power of buddha.On the popular level, Vajrapani is the bodhisattva who represents the power of all the buddhas
Vajrapani's expression is wrathful, and is often symbolized as a yaksha, to generate "fear in the individual to loosen up his dogmatism and arrogance". His outstretched right hand raises a vajra, "symbolizing analytical knowledge that disintegrates the grasping of consciousness".
Namgyalma is the deity who has long been associated with her connection to longevity and the process of spiritual purification. Namgyalma should be considered to be one of the female bodhisattva who is able to help put an end to misery and suffering NAMGYALMA MANTRA, Om Bhrum Soha Om Amrita Ayur Da Dai Soha. Namgyalma mantra is said to have infinite benefits for those who recite it, which makes it an incredibly powerful mantra to repeat. Practicing the Namgyalma mantra is said to be responsible for helping to free yourself from diseases, illnesses and injuries that could be threatening your life, and also to help you to lengthen your life span.
Padmasambhava ‘Lotus-born’ is also known as Guru Rinpoche. Guru Rinpoche, the ‘Precious Master’, is the founder of Tibetan Buddhism and the Buddha of our time. The Vajra Guru (Padmasambhava) mantra Om Ah Hum Vajra Guru Padma Siddhi Hum is favored and held in esteem by sadhakas. Padmasambhava personifies the guru principle, the heart of Vajrayana Buddhism, and he is therefore known as the ‘second Buddha.
Shakyamuni Buddha or simply the Buddha. Buddha Shakyamuni exemplifies the buddha principle, the most important element in the sutrayana path, and who taught the spiritual path followed by millions all over the world, known today as Buddhism.The mantra of Buddha Shakyamuni, also known as the Heart Mantra of the Great is:
oṃ mune mune mahāmunaye svāhā
She is a protector against supernatural danger. She is venerated in both the Mahayana and Vajrayana traditions. She is also known as Ushnisha Sitatapatra. Sitātapatrā is a powerful independent deity as she was emanated by Gautama Buddha from his ushnisha. Whoever practices her mantra will be reborn in Amitābha's pure land as well as gaining protection against supernatural danger and black magic.
Rigsum Gonpo means the “Protectors of the three realms” and refers to Avalokiteshvara,Manjushri and Vajrapani. Four temples are dedicated to these deities in the cardinal directions of the old city of Lhasa. Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara is as white as the moon and wears a crown of five Buddha His incantation has great virtue. Chanting the incantation, the follower can eliminate diseases, punishments and fear of unexpected death. He can lengthen his span of life and become rich.Manjushri (tib.Jampal Yang) Manjushri is Bodhisattva of Wisdom and consider as a symbol of the Mind of all Buddhas. It is considered the believers praying to Manjushri and practicing his methods (sanskr. sadhana) receiving good memory, eloquence and holy mind On the popular level, Vajrapani, Holder of the Thunderbolt Scepter (symbolizing the power of compassion), is the Bodhisattva who represents the power of all the Buddhas, just as Avalokiteshvara represents their great compassion, Manjushri their wisdom, and Tara their miraculous deeds. For the yogi, Vajrapani is an archetype deity of fierce determination and symbolizes unrelenting effectiveness in the conquest of negativity.