The Ten Wrathful Ones

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The Ten Wrathful Ones (Skt. daśakrodha; Tib. ཁྲོ་བོ་བཅུ་, trowo chu, Wyl. khro bo bcu) — the ten main deities in the mandala of Vajrakilaya, surrounding the main deity in each of the ten directions.

  • Humkara (Skt. Huṃkāra) in union with Dorje Drajin Ma (Wyl. rdo rje sgra 'byin ma), at the zenith
  • Vijaya (Skt. Vijaya; Tib. Namgyal; Wyl. rnam rgyal) in union with Dorje Nyem Ma (Tib.), in the east
  • Niladanda (Skt. Nīladaṇḍa; Tib. Yuk Ngön; Wyl. dbyug pa sngon po) in union with Dorje Dermo (Wyl. rdo rje sder mo), in the south-east
  • Yamantaka (Skt. Yamāntaka; Tib. Shinjé; Wyl. gshin rje gshed) in union with Durtrö Dakmo (or Dorje Dur Trö Dak; Skt. Śmāśānikā), in the south
  • Arya Achala (Skt. Ārya Acala; Tib. Miyowa; Wyl. mi g.yo ba) in union with Dorje Tün Khung Ma (Skt. Vajramūśikā), in the south-west
  • Hayagriva (Skt. Hayagrīva; Tib. Tamdrin; Wyl. rta mgrin) in union with Dorje Tummo (Skt. Vajracaṇḍikā), in the west
  • Aparajita (Skt. Aparājita; Tib. Dö Gyal) in union with Dorje Da Nyem Ma (Wyl. rdo rje mda' snyems), in the north-west
  • Amritakundali (Skt. Amṛtakuṇḍalī; Tib. Düdtsi Khyilwa; Wyl. bdud rtsi 'khyil ba) in union with Lungchin (or Düdtsi Lung Jin Ma; Skt. Vāyuvegā), in the north
  • Trilokavijaya (Skt. Trailokyavijaya; Tib. Kham Sum Namgyal) in union with Dorje Söché Ma (Wyl. gsod byed ma; Skt. Ghātakā), in the north-east
  • Mahabala (Skt. Mahābala; Tib. Tob Chen) in union with Külchema (Skt. Vajrāveśī), at the nadir