Vairocana Buddha

Image title: Vairocana Buddha

Description of the photo

This bronze sculpture shows an image of Vairocana Buddha, from the 20th century A.D.—Vairocana is considered as the Kulesa (head) of the Tathgata (Tathagata) Kula (family). With the emergence of Vajrayani (Vajrayana) Buddhism, the panchskandas (panchaskandas) began to be worshiped in the Buddhist ritual world in the form of the Five Celestial Buddhas. This image is seated in vajraparyanka-asana pose on the double lotus base with his hands showing bodyangi-mudra.

Vairocana can also be spelled as Vairocan, Vairochan or Vairochana.

Gallery information:

The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. This photo is from the Hindu bronze sculpture (dhatu-kala) section.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/20
Aperture: f/5
ISO: 100
Focal length: 50mm

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Size: 3.89 MB
Resolution: 2000 x 3807
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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