May 8th, 2008 by sabrina
Sipe Gyalmo is the Tibetan Bon Goddess of exorcism and protection. She is frightening in appearance, which helps her ward off evil. Her skin is blue and she has three faces and six arms. One of her faces is white, one is red, and the other is blue. In her arms she holds a banner, a sword, a dagger, a mirror, a hook, and a cup full of blood. The sword symbolizes her ability to defeat evil forces, and the cup of blood represents the lifeforce which she can give or take away. Sipe Gyalmo is called upon to rid the world of evil and to protect her worshippers from all negativity. Epithets for her include Queen of the World, Queen of Existence, and Queen of the Universe, and her name is also seen as Sidpa Gyalmo, Sipai Gyalmo, or Srid-pa’i Gyal-mo.
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