Agnmukhi, aka: Agnmukhī; 1 Definition(s)
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Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)
Agnmukhī (अग्न्मुखी) is the name of a Goddess (Devī) presiding over Eruḍī: one of the twenty-four sacred districts mentioned in the 9th century Vajraḍākatantra (chapter 18). Her weapon is the vajra and śakti. Furthermore, Agnmukhī is accompanied by the Kṣetrapāla (field-protector) named Ghaṇṭārava and their abode is the kāñcana-tree.Source: academia.edu: A Critical Study of the Vajraḍākamahātantrarāja (II)
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
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