Buddhist Mythology

The Gods and Bodhisvattas of Enlightenment...


Tibetan (Vajrayana) Truth Goddess

The Primordial Mother Buddha

She is the consort of Samantabhadra and symbolizes the female aspect of Absolute Truth.

Like her metaphysical spouse, she is completely naked — and proud of it. What better way is there to indicate the purity of Truth? (We certainly can’t think of any.)

The two of them spend most of their time embracing in Lotus fashion and engaging in Yab-Yum. It’s what makes the Universe go round.

Samantabhadrī Facts and Figures

Name: Samantabhadrī
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Truth
Area of expertise: Truth

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 2729

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Article last revised on November 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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