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(Skt,; Tib., rdo-rje phur-ba).

A wrathful tantic tutelary deity (yi-dam), being a personification of the three-sided ritual dagger that is his emblem. He is especially associated with the Nyingma school, and the teachings and practices associated with Vajrakīla were first introduced into Tibet by Padmasambhava.

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