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Vajrakila is a deity in Vajrayana Buddhism, associated with the dagger (Skt. kila, Tib. purba) used in exorcistic tantric practices described in a meditative and ritual manual called sadhana. Vajrakila is depicted as a blue wrathful deity with wings, sometimes with the lower body of a three-bladed dagger, usually in tantric union with a consort and surrounded by a retinue of animal-headed attendants.