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The '''heruka''' (Tib. <big> ཧེ་རུ་ཀ་</big>, [[Wyl.]] ''he ru ka'') is
The '''heruka''' (Tib. <big> ཧེ་རུ་ཀ་</big>, [[Wyl.]] ''he ru ka'') is deity. In the [[Nyingma]] tradition the term is often used to refer specifically to [[Chemchok Heruka]] or [[Yangdak]].
Revision as of 16:59, 5 March 2013
According to a tantra:
- He stands for great compassion.
- Ru means the absence of gathering.
- Ka means not abiding in anything whatsoever.
- Padmasambhava & Jamgön Kongtrul, Light of Wisdom, Vol. 1 (Hong Kong: Rangjung Yeshe, 1999), p.64-65 & 170.