Ekajaṭī

Ekajaṭī or Ekajaṭā, (Sanskrit: “One Plait Woman”; one who has one knot of hair), also known as Māhacīnatārā originated in Tibet and later found her way into India during the time of Nalanda in 7th century through the Baudha Tantric master Nagarjuna. Along with Palden Lhamo, Ekajaṭā is considered as the most fierce form of Shakti and also the protector of the most secret mantra, … Continue reading Ekajaṭī

Muchalinda and Buddha

Mucalinda, Muchalinda or Mucilinda is the name of a nāga who protected the Sakyamuni from the fury of the elements. When the future #Buddha started meditating under the #Bodhi tree, four weeks before he attained the state of Tathagata, it is said the skies darkened and rain poured for 7 days continuously. That is when Mucalinda came out of the earth and spread his hood … Continue reading Muchalinda and Buddha