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Video: Ratnasambhava Buddha

Ratnasambhava is primarily associated with Vajrayana Buddhism and originates in the Tantric Literature of the Yoga and Anuttarayoga Tantra classes. He is most commonly depicted in the set of the Five Symbolic Buddhas.

There are two main types of Ratnasambhava:
- Buddha Appearance Ratnasambhava (nirmanakaya)
- Peaceful Appearance Ratnasambhava (sambhogakaya)

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