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Iconography: Deities According to Function (Buddhist)

Deities According to Function (Buddhist) | Buddhist Iconography

Deities According to Function:
(1) Buddha (Main Page, Outline page)
(2) Meditational Deity: (Main Page)
(3) Long-life (Main Page, Outline Page)
(4) Wisdom Producing (Main Page, Outline Page)
(5) Power (Main Page, Outline Page)
(6) Miscellaneous (Main Page)
(7) Protector: (Main Page, Outline)
(8) Protector, Worldly: (Main Page, Outline)
(9) Wealth Deity (Main Page, Outline Page)
(10) Purification (Main Page, Outline Page)

Alternate Functions:
- Divination
- Purification & Healing (General)
- Liberation
- Weather Effecting
- Others...

Jeff Watt [updated 5-2017]