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An Ocean of Methods of Accomplishment
This text was known in India in the 11th century and later translated into Tibetan in the 13th century. The list below follows the edited version of the Sakya teacher Thartse Panchen Namka Chime. It contains 142 descriptions of deities. A popular Bhutanese, Drugpa Kagyu, version is said to have been edited by the 9th Je Kenpo of Bhutan, Shakya Rinchen, 1710-1759. The Bhutanese version has more deities, approximately 154.

According to the text of Thartse Panchen Namka Chime.

1. Shakyamuni, Muni Vajrasana, Golden with One Face and Two Hands
2. Lokeshvara, Shadakshara, White with One Face and Four Hands
3. Lokeshvara, Shadakshari, White with One Face and Four Hands
4. Lokeshvara, White with One Face and Four Hands
5. Lokeshvara, Shadakshara, White with One Face and Four Hands; Three Deities
6. Lokeshvara, White with One Face and Two Hands
7. Lokeshvara, White with One Face and Two Hands; Thirteen Deities
8. Lokeshvara, Simhanada, White with One Face and Two Hands
9. Lokeshvara, Hala Hala Lokeshvara, White with Three Faces and Six Hands
10. Lokeshvara, Hala Hala Lokeshvara, White with Three Faces and Six Hands
11. Lokeshvara, Vajradharma, White with Three Faces and Six Hands
12. Lokeshvara, Padmanarteshvara, Red with One Face and Two Hands
13. Lokeshvara, Padmanarteshvara, Red with One Face and Eighteen Hands; Five Deities
14. Lokeshvara, Hari Hari Hari Lokeshvara, White with One Face and Six Hands
15. Lokeshvara, Red with One Face and Two Hands
16. Lokeshvara, Red with One Face and Four Hands; Three Deities
17. Lokeshvara, Red with One Face and Two Hands
18. Lokeshvara, Golden with One face and Two Hands
19. Lokeshvara, Black with Five Faces and Twelve Hands
20. Lokeshvara, Amoghapasha, White with One Face and Twelve hands; Five Deities
21. Lokeshvara, Red with One Face and Two Hands; Five Deities
22. Manjushri, Stirachakra, Orange with One Face and Two Hands
23. Manjushri, Simhanada, Golden with One Face and Two Hands; Eleven Deities
24. Manjushri, Vagishvara, Orange with One Face and Two Hands
25. Manjushri, Simha, Orange with One Face and Two Hands
26. Manjushri, Vadiraja, Golden with One Face and Two Hands; Two Deities
27. Manjushri, Vadiraja, Golden with One Face and Two Hands; Three Deities
28. Manjushri, Vadiraja, Golden with One Face and Two Hands
29. Manjushri, Vadiraja, Orange with One Face and Two Hands
30. Manjushri, Arapachana, White with One Face and Two Hands; Five Deities
31. Manjushri, Arapachana, Red with One Face and Two Hands
32. Manjushri, Anangavajra, Yellow with One Face and Six Hands
33. Manjushri, Dharmadhatu Vagishvara, White with Four Faces and Eight Hands
34. Manjushri, Dharmadhatu Vagishvara, Red with Four Faces and Eight Hands
35. Manjushri, Dharmadhatu Vagishvara, White with One Face and Two Hands
36. Manjushri, Arapachana Vagishvara, Orange with One Face and Two Hands
37. Manjushri, Ekavira, White with One Face and Two Hands
38. Manjushri, Vagishvara Raja, Red with One Face and Two Hands
39. Manjushri, Raja, Golden with One Face and Two Hands
40. Manjushri, Ekavira, White with One Face and Two Hands
41. Manjushri, Orange with Three Faces and Six Hands
42. Manjushri, Prajna, Orange with One Face and Two Hands
43. Manjushri, Namasangiti, White with One Face and Two Hands
44. Manjushri, White with One Face and Two Hands
45. Manjushri, White-Red with Three Faces and Four Hands
46. Manjushri, Vajra, Orange with Three Faces and Six Hands
47. Achala, Blue with One Face and Two Hands
48. Tara, Red-Green with One Face and Two Hands; Three Deities
49. Tara, Green with One Face and Two Hands
50. Tara, Green with One Face and Two Hands; Five Deities
51. Tara, Vajra, Yellow with Four Faces and Eight Hands; Twenty-one Deities
52. Tara, Vajra, White with One Face and Two Hands
53. Tara, Removing the Eight Fears, Red-Green with One Face and Two Hands
54. Tara, Mahachina Krama, Black with One Face and Four Hands
55. Tara, White with One Face and Two Hands
56. Tara, Wish-fulfilling Queen, White with One Face and Four Hands; Three Deities
57. Tara, White with Three Faces and Six Hands
58. Tara, Yakshi, Blue-Green with One Face and Four Hands
59. Tara, Red-Green with One Face and Four Hands
60. Vishvamatra, White with One Face and Two Hands
61. Tara, All-accomplishing, Yellow with Eight Faces and Sixteen Hands
62. Janguli (1), Arya, Yellow with Three Faces and Six Hands
63. Janguli (2), Arya, Yellow with Three Faces and Six Hands (same appearance as #62)
64. Janguli (3), Green with One Face and Four Hands
65. Janguli (4), White with One Face and Four Hands
66. Ekajati (1), Black with Twelve Faces and Twenty-four Hands
67. Ekajati (2), Black with One Face and Four Hands
68. Ekajati (3), Black with One Face and Two Hands
69. Chunda, White with One Face and Four Hands
70. Marichi (1), White with Five Faces and Ten Hands
71. Marichi (2), Yellow with Three Faces and Eight Hands
72. Marichi (3), Yellow with Three Faces and Eight Hands
73. Marichi (4), Dharmadhatu Ishvari, Red with Six Faces and Twelve Hands
74. Marichi (5), Pichumi, Yellow with Three Face and Eight Hands
75. Marichi (6), Red with Three Faces and Twelve Hands
76. Parnashavari, Yellow with Three Faces and Six Hands
77. Parnashavari, Green with Three Faces and Six Hands
78. Prajnaparamita (1), White with One Face and Two Hands
79. Prajnaparamita (2), Yellow with One Face and Two Hands
80. Prajnaparamita (3), Yellow with One Face and Two Hands
81. Prajnaparamita (4), Yellow with One Face and Two Hands
82. Prajnaparamita (5), Yellow with One Face and Four Hands
83. Sarasvati (1), Vajra, Red with Three Faces and Six Hands
84. Sarasvati (2), White with One Face and Two Hands; Five Deities
85. Sarasvati (3), Vajra, White with One Face and Two Hands
86. Sarasvati (4), Vina, White with One Face and Two Hands
87. Sarasvati (5), Vajra, White with One Face and Two Hands
88. Bhrikuti, Yellow with One Face and Four Hands
89. Kurukulla (1), Red with One Face and Four Hands
90. Kurukulla (2), Red with One Face and Four Hands
91. Kurukulla (3), Red with One Face and Six Hands
92. Kurukulla (4), Red with One Face and Eight Hands
93. Kurukulla (5), White with One Face and Two Hands
94. Kurukulla (6), White with One Face and Six Hands
95. Ushnishavijaya, White with Three Faces and Eight Hands
96. Ushnishavijaya, White with Three Faces and Eight Hands; Nine Deities
97. Sitatapatra, White with Three Faces and Six Hands
98. Charchika, Vajra, Red with One Face and Six Hands
99. Pratisara, Maha, Yellow with Four Faces and Eight Hands
100. Mayuri, Maha, Red with Three Faces and Six Hands
101. Sahasra Pramardhana, Maha, White with One Face and Six Hands
102. Mandramanusari, Maha, Blue-black with One Face and Four Hands
103. Sitavani, Maha, Red with One Face and Four Hands
104. Pancha Raksha, Pratisara, White with Four Faces and Eight Hands; Five Deities
105. Pancha Raksha, Pratisara, Yellow with Three Faces and Ten Hands; Five Deities
106. Pratyangira, Maha, Black with One Face and Six Hands
107. Dvajagrakeyura, Black with Three Faces and Four Hands
108. Dvajagrakeyura, Yellow with Four Faces and Four Hands
109. Aparajita, Yellow with One Face and Two Hands
110. Gandhari, Vajra, Black with Six Faces and Twelve Hands
111. Shringkhala, Vajra, Green with Three Faces and Six Hands
112. Shringkhala, Vajra, Green with Three Faces and Eight Hands
113. Vasudhara (1), Yellow with One Face and Two Hands; Five deities
114. Vasudhara (2), Yellow with One Face and Two Hands
115. Jambhala (3), Black with One Face and Two Hands
116. Jambhala (4), Yellow with One Face and Two Hands
117. Jambhala (5), Yellow with Three Faces and Six Hands
118. Jambhala (6), Yellow with One face and Two Hands; Nine Deities
119. Jambhala (7), Yellow with One Face and Two Hands; Nine Deities
120. Maitreya, Arya, Yellow with Three Faces and Four Hands
121. Humkara, Vajra, Blue-black with One Face and Two Hands
122. Mahabala, Krodha, Red with One Face and Four Hands
123. Vighnantaka, Blue with One Face and Two Hands
124. Trailokyavijaya, Blue-black with Four faces and Eight Hands
125. Javala Analarka, Vajra, Blue-Black with Four Faces and Eight Hands
126. Hayagriva (1), Red with Three Faces and Eight Hands
127. Hayagriva (2), Red with One Face and Two Hands
128. Hayagriva (3), Red with Four Faces and Eight Hands; Five Deities
129. Hayagriva (4), Red with Four Faces and Eight Hands
130. Yamari (1), Black with One Face and Two Hands
131. Yamari (2), Black with Three Faces and Six Hands
132. Yamari (3), Black with Six Faces, Six Hands and Six Legs
133. Varahi (1), Vajra, Red with One Face and Two Hands; Five Deities
134. Varahi (2), (White), Red with One Face and Two Hands
135. Varahi (3), Vajra, Red with One Face and Two Hands; Five Deities
136. Yamari, Red with One Face and Two Hands
137. Hevajra, Black with One Face and Two Hands
138. Hevajra, with Consort, Blue with One Face and Two Hands
139. Nairatmya, Vajra, Black with One Face and Two Hands
140. Vajrapani, Bhutadamara, Blue-black with One Face and Four Hands
141. Mahakala, Panjarnata, Black with One Face and Two Hands
142. Mahakala, Chaturbhuja, Black with One Face and Four Hands