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'''Hariti''' (Skt. ''Hāritī''; Tib. ''phrog ma'') — a wild, much-feared yakshini who used to devour children, until she was tamed by the Buddha and became a protector of the Dharma.
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'''Hariti''' (Skt. ''Hāritī''; Tib. ཕྲོག་མ་, ''trok ma'', [[Wyl.]] ''phrog ma'') — a wild, much-feared [[yakshini]] who used to devour children, until she was tamed by the [[Buddha]] and became a [[protector|protector of the Dharma]].
  
==Notes==
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==Further Reading==
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* [https://www.asafas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/dl/publications/no_1101/AA111_1_sree.pdf Sree Padma. “Hariti: Village Origins, Buddhist Elaborations and Saivite Accommodations.” In ''Asian and African Area Studies, 11 (1),'' 2011: 1-17.]
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* Von Rospatt, Alexander. “The Sacred Origins of the Svayaṃbhūcaitya and the Nepal Valley: Foreign Speculation and Local Myth.” In ''Journal of the Nepal Research Centre 13.'' Kathmandu: Nepal Research Centre 2009: 37-44.
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[[Category:Dharma Protectors]]
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[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]

Latest revision as of 19:18, 28 March 2018

Hariti (Skt. Hāritī; Tib. ཕྲོག་མ་, trok ma, Wyl. phrog ma) — a wild, much-feared yakshini who used to devour children, until she was tamed by the Buddha and became a protector of the Dharma.

Further Reading