Irshyavajra, Īrṣyāvajra: 2 definitions
Irshyavajra means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Īrṣyāvajra can be transliterated into English as Irsyavajra or Irshyavajra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: Wisdomlib Libary: Vajrayogini
Īrṣyāvajra (ईर्ष्यावज्र) is an alternative name of Khagarbha: a deity to be contemplated upon by a practicioner purifying his correspondences (viśuddhi), according to the 12th-century Abhisamayamañjarī. Khagarbha is alternatively known by the name Īrṣyāvajra because he destroyes envey (īrṣyā). The contemplation is prescribed as a preliminary ritual for a yogin wishing to establish, or reestablish the union with a deity.
Īrṣyāvajra is associated with the nostrils and the color yellow. He is to be visualised as holding an attribute in his right hand and a bell in his left. The deities of the sense organs and fields are the esoteric equivalents of the deities associated with the skandhas.Source: academia.edu: A Critical Study of the Vajraḍākamahātantrarāja (I)
Īrṣyāvajra (ईर्ष्यावज्र)or Mahāmāyā is the name of a deity associated with the Āyatana (sense) named Ghrāṇa, according to the 9th century Vajraḍākatantra chapter 1.16-22.—Accordingly, this chapter proclaims the purity of the five components (skandha), five elements (bhūta) and five senses (āyatana) as divine beings [viz., Īrṣyāvajra].
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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