Related Overviews


'ḍākinī(s)' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Hinduism


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Flesh-eating demonesses, who appear naked and act as if possessed. They attend on Kālī, and play a subsidiary or intermediary role in Buddhist and Hindu Tantra, sometimes assimilated to a single figure (‘Ḍākinī’).

Subjects: Hinduism.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.