Buddhist Art of Vajrapani

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Buddhist art of Vajrapani is handpainted on cotton canvas by Thangka artist from Nepal. He is one of the earliest bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and guide of the Buddha and rose to symbolize the Buddha’s

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Buddhist art of Vajrapani is handpainted on cotton canvas by Thangka artists from Nepal. He is one of the earliest bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and guide of the Buddha and rose to symbolize the Buddha’s power.

Vajrapani is presented at the center of the thangka. Vajrapani is one of the earliest Dharmapalas and one of the rare Buddhist deities to be worshiped in the original Zen Buddhism of the Shaolin Temple, Tibetan Buddhism, and even Pure Land Buddhism.

Iconography of Vajrapani

Vajrapani is presented at the center of the thangka.  Vajrapaṇi is one of the earliest bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and guide of the Buddha and rose to symbolize the Buddha’s power.

Vajrapani is pictured dancing wildly within a halo of flames which represents transformation. He holds a vajra (thunderbolt) in his right hand which emphasizes the power to cut through the darkness of delusion. Vajrapani looks wrathful, but as a representation of the enlightened mind. He is completely free from hatred.

Mantra of Vajrapani

The mantra of Vajrapabi is om vajrapani hum phat.

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Weight 0,1 kg
Dimensions 24 × 33 cm

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