Yidam (Tib., Skt. sadhita) means ‘divinity within the heart’, and denotes a group of meditational deities. They embody certain qualities and aspects of spiritualwith which meditators identify during their practice ( ). In Tibetan schools of Buddhism, the teacher selects an appropriate yidam for his student. The chosen yidam becomes the practitioner’s protective deity who helps to remove obstacles on the path to spiritual awakening. Yidams can appear in their peaceful or wrathful forms. or other can also be seen as personal meditational deities.