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Buddhist Deity: Amoghapasha Five Deity

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Amoghapasha (Tibetan: don yo shag pa. English: Unfailing Lasso), a manifestation of Avalokiteshvara; accompanied by a retinue of four deities.

"Lord of compassion Noble Lokeshvara,
Amoghapasha and wrathful Hayagriva,
Ekajati and goddess Bhrikuti;
Noble Five Deities gatherded together, I bow"
(bod brgyud nang bstan lha thsogs chen mo bzhugs so).

The five deities are white Lokeshvara, red Amoghapasha, red Hayagriva, black Ekajati and green Bhrikuti.

Jeff Watt [updated 5-2018]