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Yidam

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Yidam

(skt.: ishtadevata tib.: yidam) Yidam is ones tutelary deity, a personal protector of ones practice and guide to Enlightenment; it is the deity with which one has the strongest connection. Yidam is also referred to as the Sacred Mind, an emanation of ones manifestation of the true nature in the Sambhogakaya aspects.

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"This world we see is a painting born from the brush of discursive thought, and within it or upon it nothing truly existent can be found. All things in samsara and nirvana are but mental labels and projections. Knowing this one knows reality; seeing this one sees most true."
- 2nd Dalai Lama

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