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Ushnishavijaya

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Ushnishavijaya (Tibetan: Namgyalma or Namgyelma): goddess of long-life.

Ushnishavijaya, the colour of an autumn moon; with three faces, white, yellow and blue and eight hands. Each face has three very large eyes.

The first right hand holds a visvavajra, second a white lotus with Amitabha residing, third an arrow and the fourth in supreme generosity.

The first left holds a vajra lasso, second a bow, third bestowing protection and fourth in meditative equipoise holding an auspicious nectar vase; complete with silks and jewel ornaments, seated in vajra posture.

Ushnishavijaya is often shown in a triumvirate with the other two principal long-life deities, red (male) Amitayus and White Tara.

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