Vairochana’s mudra is the dharmachakra mudra. It is the gesture of teaching which is divided of turning the wheel of the law. (There are many variation of this mudras) One form, Tibetan use is to hold both hands at the level of the heart. The right palm face faces outward and the left palm faces inward. One circle is forming by the thumb and index finger of the right hand and the second circle is formed by the thumb and the index finger of the left hand. The two circles touching at the tips of the thumbs and index finger. Because he embodies the wisdom of all buddhas, vairochana’s bija is the universal sound of Om. “His mantra is Om vairochana Om.”
Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze figure depicting a meditating Buddha, seated in Dhyanasana pose upon a double-lotus pedestal, his hands folded in Dayani Mudra. The hair of the figure is painted in dark pigment. Mixed metal base with lotus impression. Gorgeous detailing in the form of this Buddha.
Dates from 18th/19th century
Size: 5.25″ L x 3.75″ W x 7.25″ H