Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vairochana Buddha - Buddha

ཀུན་རིག་རྣམ་པར་སྣང་མཛད། 普明大日如来(佛教本尊)
(item no. 66729)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Buddhist
Material Metal, Copper Inlay
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Buddha

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vairochana Buddha: performing the gesture of teaching with the two hands held at the heart. The three letters, om, ah, and hum are inscribed on the back of the head, neck and heart.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

Reverse of Sculpture
Om Ah Hum inscription

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Vairochana Buddha (Vajra Mudra)
Buddhist Deity: Vairochana (Masterworks, Sculpture)
Collection: Dutch Collection
Buddhist Deity: Vairochana Buddha Main Page
Sculpture: Monastic Period (Tibet, 13-14th century)
Sculpture: Monastic Period (Sambhogakaya Buddha)