Karunamaya: The Cult of Avalokitesvara-Matsyendranath in the Valley of Nepal
Sahayogi Prakashan for Research Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, 1980 - 524 pages
Study of Matsyendranātha, a Vajrayana siddha, identified with Avalokiteśvara by the Tantric Buddhists of Nepal.
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Structure and Principal Rituals
The Principal Rituals of the Vajracaryas
Jana Baha Dya
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Acarya agam Amoghapasa Lokesvara Ancient Nepal annual astami vrata Avalokitesvara bahis bali Bandhudatta bathing ceremony Bhairava Bhaktapur Bhasa Vamsavali bhiksus bodhisattva Brahmans bright half Buddha Buddhist Bunga-dya Bungamati caitya cakra caste Cobhar consecration courtyard cult dated deity deo pala devotees Dharma diksa festival figure flowers followed Gorakhnath Guru Mandala guthi hand Hindu homa Ibid initiation inscription jajman Jamal Jana Baha jatra Jyapus kalasa Karunamaya Kathmandu king kwapa dya legend Licchavi Lokesvara lotus Mahavihara Mahayana mandala mantra Matsyendranath meditation Minnath monks month mudra Nala Narendradeva Nepali paper Newar Buddhism Newar Buddhist offered pancopacara puja panjus Patan performed present priest principal bahas puja ratha ratha jatra Rato Matsyendranath recitation Regmi religious rice rites ritual sadhana Saivite Sakya sangha Sanskrit shrine Siva Sri Sri Srinivasa Malla story tantric temple thakali Thyasaphu Tibetan Tole torana tradition vajra Vajracarya Vajrasattva Vajrayana Valley vihara worship Yaksa Malla yogis