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Dasha Mahavidya

- Mahamahopadhyaya Sri Gopinath Kaviraj In the Tāntrika literature, the Mahāvidyās are usually enumerated as ten. But the number is sometimes increased by three and sometimes by six. The Muṇḍamālā Tantra names the t… more »

The Twelve Mahavidyas and their Bhairavas

महाकाली-कालभैरवः शृणु चार्वङ्गि सुभगे का&#… more »

Buddhist Tantra - 8

Let us proceed to examine another deity who is included by the Hindus in the ten mahAvidyA group and who is called by them ChinnamastA. She is described in the tantrasAra and ChinnamastA kalpa in the following words: madhye tu tAm mahAdevIm sUrakoTisam… more »