Vairochana, the Transcendent Buddha of the Center

Pakistan (possibly Gilgit region)

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 237

Vairochana is the presiding deity in the group of the five Transcendent Buddhas of Esoteric Buddhism. Lions are his traditional mounts.

Vairochana, the Transcendent Buddha of the Center, Bronze with silver inlay, Pakistan (possibly Gilgit region)

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