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'''Fifty-eight wrathful deities''' - the five wrathful herukas and their five consorts, the eight wrathful females, the eight tramen, the four female gatekeepers and [[twenty-eight ishvaris]].
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The '''fifty-eight wrathful deities''' belong to the mandala of the [[Hundred Peaceful and Wrathful Deities]], and feature in several practices and cycles of teachings, most notably the ''[[Tibetan Book of the Dead]]'' and the [[Guhyagarbha Tantra]]. They are:
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1-10) the five wrathful herukas and their five consorts; <br>
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11-18) the eight wrathful females; <br>
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19-26) the eight tramen; <br>
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27-30) the four female gatekeepers and <br>
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31-58) the [[twenty-eight ishvaris]].
  
 
[[Category:Enumerations]]
 
[[Category:Enumerations]]
 
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[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]

Revision as of 11:22, 8 October 2007

The fifty-eight wrathful deities belong to the mandala of the Hundred Peaceful and Wrathful Deities, and feature in several practices and cycles of teachings, most notably the Tibetan Book of the Dead and the Guhyagarbha Tantra. They are:

1-10) the five wrathful herukas and their five consorts;
11-18) the eight wrathful females;
19-26) the eight tramen;
27-30) the four female gatekeepers and
31-58) the twenty-eight ishvaris.