Padmanarteshvari, Padmanarteśvarī, Padmanarta-ishvari: 1 definition

Introduction

Padmanarteshvari 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 Padmanarteśvarī can be transliterated into English as Padmanartesvari or Padmanarteshvari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

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Source: academia.edu: The Structure and Meanings of the Heruka Maṇḍala

Padmanarteśvarī (पद्मनर्तेश्वरी) is another name for Padmanartī: a Ḍākinī who, together with the Vīra (hero) named Padmanarta (Padmanarteśvara) forms one of the 36 pairs situated in the Hṛdayacakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15.

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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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