Meaning of MAHAKALA in English

MAHAKALA

This is the wrathful form of Avalokiteshvara , the Bodhisattva of Compassion. He protects from dangers and bad influences that might hinder a monk's approach to enlightenment. Mahakala is seen as the protector of the Dalai Lamas .

Buddhism English glossary.      Английский глоссарий буддизма.