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གནོད་སྦྱིན་མོ། | Glossary of Terms

    གནོད་སྦྱིན་མོ།

    gnod sbyin mo

    yakṣiṇī

  • Term
Publications: 6
Translation by Fumi Yao
  • Yakṣiṇī
  • གནོད་སྦྱིན་མོ།
  • gnod sbyin mo
  • yakṣiṇī

Female yakṣas, a class of semidivine beings that haunt or protect natural places and cities. They can be malevolent or benevolent, and are known for bestowing wealth and worldly boons.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Yakṣiṇī
  • གནོད་སྤྱིན་མོ།
  • gnod spyin mo
  • yakṣiṇī

A female yakṣa.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Yakṣiṇī
  • གནོད་སྦྱིན་མོ།
  • gnod sbyin mo
  • yakṣiṇī

Female yakṣa.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical
  • Yakṣiṇī
  • གནོད་སྦྱིན་མོ།
  • gnod sbyin mo
  • yakṣiṇī

Female yakṣa.

Tantra Text Warning

Warning: Readers are reminded that according to Vajrayāna Buddhist tradition there are restrictions and commitments concerning tantra. Practitioners who are not sure if they should read this translation are advised to consult the authorities of their lineage. The responsibility for reading this text or sharing it with others who may or may not fulfill the requirements lies in the hands of readers.

Translation by Wiesiek Mical · Anna Zilman · Andreas Doctor
  • Yakṣiṇī
  • གནོད་སྦྱིན་མོ།
  • gnod sbyin mo
  • yakṣiṇī

A female yakṣa.

  • Yakṣiṇī
  • གནོད་སྦྱིན་མོ།
  • gnod sbyin mo
  • yakṣiṇī

Female yakṣa.