Kurukulle (Tibetan: rig che ma, English: The One of the Action
Family), Goddess of Power.
Powerful, red in colour with one face, hair flowing upward, three
eyes and four hands, slightly fierce in expression, she holds a
bow and arrow in the first pair of hands and a hook and lasso in
the lower pair. All the hand objects are constructed of red utpala
flowers and used as implements for the subjugation of others. Adorned
with jewel ornaments, a tiara, earrings, necklaces, bracelets and
silk scarves, she wears a lower skirt of tiger skin. Standing atop
a corpse, sun disc and lotus blossom she dances amidst the circular
flames of the fire of pristine awareness.
The goddess of power, Kurukulle, is one of the twenty-one forms
of the goddess Tara. She ensures that one gains power over any activity
desired and dispels obstacles. Tibetan Buddhism holds if those who
engage in business or who seek an attractive partner rely on and
worship her, she can surely grant the accomplishment of whatever
one wishes-for example, conferring without hardship her hook and
lasso that can draw in what is desired.
Marichi, Kalpoktam (Tibetan: o zer chen ma, English:
the One Having Light Rays), Goddess of the Dawn.
Marichi is a red-coloured female yidam associated with the sun
and with dawn. She has three faces (including a sow's face); her
eight arms holding various implements, and she rides a throne/chariot
drawn by nine pigs. Her mantra is traditionally used as protection
The goddess Marichi is another of the twenty-one forms of Tara
and has the special power to avert bandits, robbers, and thieves.
She is a most sublime goddess who is the ally of beings who are
bereft of companionship and support and who are subject to the coercion
of others more powerful than they.
goddess of the glorious white umbrella
Usnisa-sitatapatra in Tibet called "Durkar¡". "Durkar¡"
means "white umbrella¡". Usnisa-sitatapatra is one
of the Goddess, is a female counterpart of the thousand-armed form
of Avalokiteshvara. She has one thousand faces, arms and legs; each
face has three eyes, and she has one eye in the palm of each hand
and the sole of each foot, showing that she watches and protects
sentient beings. Her central faces are white (as is her body); her
right faces are yellow, the faces at the rear of her body are red,
and the left faces green; there is also a "tier" of blue
faces at the top of her head. Her right hands hold wheels of the
Dharma (dharmachakra) and her left hands hold arrows; one of her
other left hands also holds aloft a white umbrella which also symbolises
Usnisa-sitatapatra has strong and magic power to influence all
living creatures with her noble moral. The white umbrella in her
hand is one of the eight pieces of treasures which is said can be
used to drive away monsters and bring peace.
This is one of The Usnisa-sitatapatra's visualize.
NO. USN002 Usnisa-sitatapatra
(one face and two hands)
Ushnishavijaya (Tibetan: Namgyalma or Namgyelma): goddess of long-life.
Ushnishavijaya, the colour of an autumn moon; with three faces,
white, yellow and blue and eight hands. Each face has three very
large eyes. The first right hand holds a visvavajra, second a white
lotus with Amitabha residing, third an arrow and the fourth in supreme
generosity. The first left holds a vajra lasso, second a bow, third
bestowing protection and fourth in meditative equipoise holding
an auspicious nectar vase; complete with silks and jewel ornaments,
seated in [vajra] posture.
Ushnishavijaya is often shown in a triumvirate with the other two
principal long-life deities, red (male) Amitayus and White Tara
NO. NAM002 Ushnishavijaya
Mother of all the Buddhas
Prajnaparamita(Tibetan: Yum Chenmo) embodies the bliss/emptiness
that gives rise to all phenomena - hence her title as Mother of
all the Buddhas. She usually appears as a tranquil seated figure
clothed in silks; her body is gold in colour, and she has one face
and four arms. Her first two arms are held in meditation posture
in her lap, while the other right hand holds a vajra (thunderbolt
sceptre symbolising compassion/bliss) and the left, the text of
the Heart Sutra which is the essential wisdom-text on the emptiness
of phenomena. (There are other forms of the deity, as at right:
first two hands in prayer mudra at the heart, second right hand
holding a mala [rosary] and second left hand holding a text.) Her
name means 'Perfection of Wisdom'; in Tibetan she is also known
as Yum Chenmo, or 'Great Mother'.
NO. PRA002 Prajnaparamita
Parnashavari (Tibetan: ri tro ma rig sum, lo ma gyun
ma,lohma jolma. English: the Mountain Ascetic - Wearing Leaves),
the goddess who protects from contagious illness according to the
Natural in colour (yellow), she has three faces and
six hands. The main face is slightly peaceful and wrathful with
three eyes and the hair tied with a snake in a topknot on the crown
of the head. The red face on the left is in a desirous mood and
the white face on the right is peaceful. The first pair of hands
hold a gold vajra and a vajra lasso held to the heart. In the second
pair is a vajra axe upraised in a manner of striking and a fan of
fresh leaves and in the lower pair of hands is an arrow and bow.
Adorned with gold and jewel ornaments, a circlet of fresh leaves
around the neck and a long snake necklace she wears an upper silk
scarf gray in colour. The lower body is covered with a thatched
skirt of fresh leaves tied with a yellow silk ribbon. With the right
knee pressing on the sun disc and lotus seat she sits in a kneeling
As the goddess of learning and arts, Sarasvati (also spelled Saraswati)
is in many ways a counterpart to Manjushri, the male Bodhisattva
of discriminating wisdom. Sarasvati is a peaceful yidam who holds
a vina (a sitar-like lute) on her lap; she also sometimes holds
a text. She is white-coloured with one face, two eyes, and two arms.
A thangka reproduction can be seen on Dharma Publishing's Sacred
Art site. There is also a Hindu deity named Sarasvati with near-identical
attributes. She is sometimes connected to Palden Lhamo, who may
be regarded as Sarasvati in wrathful form.
She is the Hindu goddess at the beginning, were afterwards led
into Tibetan buddhism, also called Fairy of Wonderful Sound.Her
body is very spotless white and her black hair is coiled on her
head decorated with flowers.She is wearing celestial clothes and
the skirt in five colours.Her left hand is holding Pipa-Lute and
her right hand is picking it.The music is so sweet that is can touch
the heart of every living creature both in the heaven and in the
People of ancient times, being deficient in intelligence, prayed
to the buddhas. The power of these buddhas arose in the form of
this goddess. Tibetan Buddhism holds that anyone who rely on her
with faith will find their wisdom becoming sharper, and their wishes
for clarity of mind, accuracy of memory, and so forth will be fulfilled.