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Yidam

(skt.: ishtadevata tib.: yidam) Yidam is ones tutelary deity, a personal protector of ones practice and guide to Enlightenment; it is the deity with which one has the strongest connection. Yidam is also referred to as the Sacred Mind, an emanation of ones manifestation of the true nature in the Sambhogakaya aspects.

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"Realize that the nature of your mind is different from that of the flesh and bone of your physical body. Your mind is like a mirror, reflecting everything without discrimination. If you have understanding-wisdom, you can control the kind of reflection that you allow into the mirror of your mind."
- Lama Yeshe

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