Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

Kalasiddhi

Belwong Kālasiddhi was a wisdom ḍākinī and one of the five principal consorts of Guru Rinpoche. She is accepted as an emanation of the enlightene…

Kurukulla

Kurukulla is a powerful semi-wrathful female deity belonging to the Lotus family. She is a feminine embodiment of enlightened wisdom and is a dakini s…

Belmo Shakyadevi

Belmo Shakyadevi (sometimes known as Shakyadema) was one of Guru Rinpoche's five principal consorts. There is little biographical information but she …

Mandarava

Princess Mandarava, according to spiritual biographies, was born into the noble family of Zahor, in northeastern India. Her birth was marked with mira…

Tashi Kyidren

Monmo Tashi Kyidren was one of the five principal consorts of Guru Rinpoche and princess of Mön. She was the daughter of the local Bumthang ruler Sen…

Yeshe Tsogyel

Yeshe Tsogyel — the principal consort of Mahaguru Padmasambhava or Guru Rinpoche. She is revered throughout the Himalayas and is often referred to a…