Vairocana Buddha Sculpture

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This Vairocana Buddha Sculpture Represents Prajna, wisdom about the true nature of reality.

In Mahayana Buddhism, Vairocana Buddha is regarded as the supreme Buddha, a god of light whose reflection throughout the universe is represented as endless. His wisdom is the wisdom of the Dharmadhatu. The Dharmadhatu is the realm of truth in which all things exist as they really are.
This Buddha sculpture in the “fist of wisdom” gesture (mudra of the six elements) in which the index finger of the left hand is clasped by the five fingers of the right, symbolizing the uniting of the five elements of the material world (earth, water, fire, air and ether) with the spiritual consciousness.