Vajrapani is one of the earliest and most recognizable characters of Buddhist art. He is known for carrying a vajra scepter and being a close attendant to the historical Buddha according to the Mahayana Sutras. In Vajrayana, Buddhism Vajrapani is entrusted to safeguard all of the Tantra literature and in this regard, he is known as Guhyapati – the Lord of Secrets. Different Forms of Vajrapani Vajrapani manifests in a variety of forms and looks, ranging .
Mahakala is a male Buddhist tantric deity. He is the protector deity known as a Dharmapala in Vajrayana Buddhism, especially most Tibetan traditions, in Tangmi and in Japanese Esoteric Buddhism. Maha literally translates as great and Kala signifies time or death, hence Mahakala means “beyond the time” or “Great Black One“. Mahakala is a protector deity and specifically the primary Wisdom Protector of Himalayan and Tibetan Buddhism. In some cases, Mahakala can also be .
Siddhartha Guatama Buddha, also often referred to as Sakyamuni, was a spiritual teacher upon whose lessons the foundations for Buddhism were formed. He is regarded as the Supreme Buddha and is the first enlightened individual to be visualized. Despite some confusion from those who do not follow Buddhism, it is important to note that the Buddha was not considered to be a God. He was rather a mere human, like the rest of us, .
Mandala life is pleased to provide the service of altering the finishing of the statue, from various colors of oxidation to silver and gold plating services. Chocolate color oxidation finishing This oxidation is an emulation of copper statues aged more than 100 years. It is the process in which the statue is given artificial oxidation using chemicals. As the color has not been painted in the statue it does not wear off easily. This .
Sambhogakaya refers to the luminous form of clear light. The Buddhist practitioner attains upon reaching the highest dimensions of practice. According to tradition, those skilled in meditation, such as advanced Tibetan lamas and yogis, as well as other highly realized Buddhists, may gain access to the Sambhogakaya and receive direct transmission of doctrine. Life of Sambhogakaya Buddha In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Sambhogakaya, after that, the short .
Avalokitesvara is a bodhisattva who uses to embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. He is one of the more widely revered bodhisattvas who helps in mainstream Mahayana Buddhism. In China and its sphere of cultural influence, Avalokitesvara is often depicted in an also female form known as Guan Yin. The Viability of Avalokitesvara In this portion, we are going to learn about the viability of Avalokitesvara, after the short description of the word Avalokitesvara .
Amitabha Buddha is also known as celestial buddha who described in the scriptures of the Mahayana school of Buddhism. Amitabha is the principal buddha in the Pure Land sect, a branch of Buddhism practiced mainly in East Asia. According to these Amitabha’s scriptures, Amitabha possesses infinite merits resulting from good deeds over countless past lives as a bodhisattva named Dharmakara. The Viability of Amitabha buddha In this section, we are going to learn about .
Vairocana is a Buddha who has also known as the embodiment of Dharmakaya and therefore can be seen as the universal aspect of the historical Gautama Buddha. In Sino-Japanese Buddhism, he seems to the embodiment of the Buddhist concept of shunyata or Emptiness. In the fifth Buddhism Conception of Vajrayana Buddhism, he is at the center. His consort is White Tara. The Vairocana statue in Nara’s Todai-Ji which is located in Japan is the .
Hevajra is one of the main Yidams in Tantric or Vajrayana Buddhism. Hevajra’s consort is Nairatmya. The life of Hevajra In this section, we are going to learn about the life of Hevajra, after that we will learn the short etymological description of the word Hevajra itself. Etymology of Hevajra Hevajra is known as pal Gye pa dor JE lha Gu’i Khyil kor in Tibet. Earlier, we learn about the life of Hevajra. Now, .