Seated Buddha Vairocana


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The teaching gesture made by this figure, with the thumb of the right hand touching the little finger of the left, identifies him as Vairocana, the celestial Buddha who resides at the center of the cosmos. Vairocana is considered a transcendent form of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni. Though similar in appearance, he exists on another plane, unhindered by a mortal body.

#7461. Buddha Vairocana (Dari), Part 1



  1. 7461. Buddha Vairocana (Dari), Part 1
  2. 7462. Buddha Vairocana (Dari), Part 2
Seated Buddha Vairocana, Gilt bronze, China

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