Yamantaka

Buddhist - A name for Manjushri as a demon. One of the Yi-dam. One of the 8 Dharmapalas. Consort of Yamantasakti. When Yama assumed the form of a bull-headed demon, Manjushri took on the form of an even more terrifying demon, Yamantaka, and subdued Yama, converting him to Buddhism, in which faith he became god of the dead, lord of the underworld. On occassion, known as Yamantaka, Akshobhya, Akshobhya, Aksobhya, Imperturbable, The, Buddhakapala, Candarosana, Heruka, Hevajira, ahacinatara, Mahapratyangira, Manjushri, Nairamata, Rakta-Yamari, Theimperturbable, Ucchusma, Vajracarcika, Vajradaka, Vajraheruka, Vajrasana, Vasudhara, Vighnamtaka, Hindu Vishnu, Japanese Ashuku, Tibetan Samvara, Nakta-yamari, Nakta-yamari, Yamari, Yamari, Yamataka, Yamataka, (Nakta-)Yamari, (Nakta-)Yamari, Japanese Dai-itoku, Japanese Dai-itoku, Tibetan gShin-rje-gsed or Tibetan gShin-rje-gsed.

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