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[[Image:TNyamantaka.jpg|frame|'''Yamantaka from the thangka of [[Tendrel Nyesel]]''']]
 
[[Image:TNyamantaka.jpg|frame|'''Yamantaka from the thangka of [[Tendrel Nyesel]]''']]
'''Yamantaka''' can refer to,
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'''Yamantaka''' (Skt. Yamāntaka; [[Wyl.]] ''gshin rje gshed'') - literally 'the destroyer of [[Yama]], the lord of Death', is a wrathful form of [[Manjushri]]. He also appears as one of the eight deities of [[Kagyé]] (see image) and is one of the [[four male gate keepers]]
*One of the eight deities of [[Kagyé]] (see image); or
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*One of the [[four male gate keepers]];
 
*The lord of death, also known as [[Yama]].
 
  
 
[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category:Kagyé]]
 
[[Category:Kagyé]]

Revision as of 15:42, 4 October 2007

Yamantaka from the thangka of Tendrel Nyesel

Yamantaka (Skt. Yamāntaka; Wyl. gshin rje gshed) - literally 'the destroyer of Yama, the lord of Death', is a wrathful form of Manjushri. He also appears as one of the eight deities of Kagyé (see image) and is one of the four male gate keepers