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Buddhist Protector: Yama Dharmaraja, Secret

Yama Dharmaraja Iconography

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- Yama, Yamantaka, Yamari & Vajrabhairava
- Yamari Cycle of Tantras

Yama Dharmaraja Profile:-
Identity: Manjushri emanation
Tantra Class: Anuttarayoga, Method Tantra
Source Text: Vajrabhairava Tantra
Function/activity: 'Secret' Protector Deity
Metaphor: Death

Special Characteristics:-
Appearance: Wrathful with a Raksha head
Colour: red/maroon
Attributes: jewel & skullcup
Consort: none
Mount: buffalo

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Jeff Watt [updated 8-2017]