Humkara

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Humkara (Skt. Hūṃkāra; Tib. ཧཱུྃ་ཀ་ར་, ཧཱུྃ་མཛད་, Wyl. hUM ka ra or hUM mdzad) — one of the eight vidyadharas of India; he received the Vishudda (Tib. Yangdak Heruka) tantra from the Kagyé cycle.

Further Reading

  • Dudjom Rinpoche, The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism, trans. and ed. Gyurme Dorje (Boston: Wisdom, 1991), pages 475-477.
  • Bue, E.L. “The Role of Newar Scholars in Transmitting the Indian Buddhist Heritage to Tibet.” In Les habitants du toit du monde. Hommage ά Alexander W. Macdonald, ed. Karmay, et Sagant. Nanterre: Société d’ ethnologie, 1997: 629 - 658.