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Shadakshari Lokeshvara

Shadakshari Lokeshvara one of the forms of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, believed to be the embodiment of the mystic Buddhist mantra of six syllables Om manipadme hum. The six syllables are the seed syllables of the six realms of the wheel of life. Om is white and stands for the god realm; ma is green and stands for the demigod or asura realm; ni is yellow and stands for the human realm; pad is blue and stands for the animal realms; me is red and stands for hungry ghost realm; Hum is black and stands for the hell realm. Avalokiteshvara actually helps to bring all beings from the six realms into enlightenment. He is one of the most popular deities of Mahayana Buddhism. In this form he is usually represented in his mandala with Manidhara and Shadaksharai Mahavidya. The Mani Kambun relates that Amitabha caused a white ray of light to issue from his right eye, which brought the Shadakshari Lokeshvara into existence. A ritual of Shadakshari Lokeshvara is given in sadhana six of the Sadhanamala. http://www.exoticindiaart.com/product/TI52/ Om is white and stands for the god realm; ma is green and stands for the demigod or asura realm ni is yellow and stands for the human realm pad is blue and stands for the animal realms me is red and stands for hungry ghost realm Hum is black and stands for the hell realm. Avalokiteshvara actually helps to bring all beings from the six realms into enlightenment. He is one of the most popular deities of Mahayana Buddhism. In this form he is usually represented in his mandala with Manidhara and Shadaksharai Mahavidya. The Mani Kambun relates that Amitabha caused a white ray of light to issue from his right eye, which brought the Shadakshari Lokeshvara into existence. A ritual of Shadakshari Lokeshvara is given in sadhana six of the Sadhanamala. http://www.exoticindiaart.com/product/TI52/ God, Demigod, Human, Animal, Ghost, Hell Manidhara and Shadaksharai Mahavidya
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