Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Karma Guru (Padmasambhava)

Karma Guru | Terma Representations & Meditational Deities

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Karma Guru Description (below)
- Dorje Drolo
- Guru Dragpo
- Northern Treasure (Jangter)
- 5th Dalai Lama
- Masterworks
- Confusions: Dorje Drolo, Krodha Vajrapani, others
- Others...

In the 'Terma' Revealed Treasure Tradition of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism there are a number of deities with different appearances referred to as Karma Guru. Some figures have the look of a complex Guru Dragpo, while others can appear more like Dorje Drolo or the wrathful blue Krodha Vajrapani.

All of the images below are referred to as Karma Guru.

Jeff Watt 2-1018