(Skt.): Female tantric BUDDHA and women who have achieved direct REALISATION of EMPTINESS with the CLEAR LIGHT MIND.
(Skt.): Female tantric DEITY who embodies enlightened activity, or woman who have achieved high realizations like direct REALIZATION of EMPTINESS with the CLEAR LIGHT MIND.
(Tib mkha' 'gro ma) The feminine principle associated with wisdom. This term has several levels of meaning. There are ordinary dakinis who are beings with a certain degree of spiritual power, and wisdom dakinis who are fully realised.
A kind of female imp or fiend attendant upon Kali and feeding on human flesh. The Dakinis are also called Asra-pas' blood drinkers'
a deity who protects the practitioner in the seeking of the Way
a female apparation of spirituality (not necessarily Tibetan Buddhist) who comes to those who need her and have Right Attitude
a female sambhogakaya buddha,signifying compassion, emptiness and wisdom
a female supernatural being whose purpose is to help those in pursuit of spiritual advancement overcome obstacles
a representation of a female spirit, energy or helper on the path of enlightenment in Buddhist traditions
a Tantra Yoga Educator/ Healer/Therapist/Practitioner
a tantrically trained priestess
a woman that is specifically initiated and trained in the tantric arts
(Skt. = Tib. khandroma) Female initiatory deity in Vajrayana Buddhism; some human women are regarded as incarnate dakinis.
female wisdom holder. Companions of Buddhas and meditators who can transmit special understanding when the recipient is in a properly receptive state and the time and place are appropriate.
Sanskrit term for a capricious female deity who functions similarly to an angel, guiding and warning the worshipper. Usually translated as "sky-dancer." Dakinis are sometimes identified with human historical figures, including mystics and shamans. See also Khandro and Mk'hagro. (Also red D., JP XVI; blue and red D.'s, CK I; unsworn D., CK XII.)
Literally, a "female sky-goer." A female being who helps arouse blissful energy in a qualified tantric practitioner.
( Skt.): Literally, “sky-dancer." The cosmic feminine energy principle associated with knowledge, wisdom and creativity.
Female Tantrica or Yogini. An attendant or servant to Great Goddess by holding the intention to embody Her highest will; Commonly used to describe a Priestess, healer, alchemist, or initiate skilled at high level arts.
A dakini (; Chinese language: ç©ºè¡Œå¥³) may be understood to refer to a minor goddess or female deity.