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Vredeveld Aziatische Kunst
Vredeveld Aziatische Kunst

The largest collection of original antique Buddha statues.

Own import from Burma

23 July

Vajrayogini

By Gaurav Manandhar at

vajrayogini

Vajrayogini is a Buddhist deity and Dakini associated with Vajrayana Buddhism. Vajrayogini's true nature is of great passion which is free of selfishness and illusion. Vajrayogini intensely works for the well-being of others and for the destruction of ego. Since she guides the person towards the way which transforms the people into enlightened virtues, she is regarded as the perfect idol to practice Vajrayana.

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05 January

Buddhist Deity: Vajra Tara

By Devik Balami at

Buddhist Deity Vajra Tara

Buddhist Deity, Vajra Tara is also popularly known as Mahacinatara and is one of the 21 Taras present in the Buddhist scriptures. The other names for Bodhisattva Vajra Tara are Blue Tara, Vajra Tara, Ugra Tara, and Ekajati or Ekajata. It is believed that Bodhisattva Vajra Tara along with Bodhisattva Palden Lhamo is one of the most powerful and fierce goddesses of Vajrayana Buddhism.

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02 January

Buddhist Deity: Kongorikishi

By Devik Balami at

Buddhist deity: Kongorikishi

Buddhist Deity- Kongorikishi is two enraged, muscular guardians of the Buddha standing at the entrance of many temples which houses Buddha statues. These Buddhist deities are seen only in the Buddhist temple that follows East Asian Buddhism. It is believed that the Bodhisattvas, Kongorikishi is Dharmapala manifestations of the Bodhisattva Vajrapani, the oldest and most powerful Mahayana Buddhist deity.

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31 December

Buddhist Deity: Vajrasattva

By Devik Balami at

Buddhist Deity Vajrasattva

Vajrasattva is a Buddhist deity or Bodhisattva in the Mahayana Buddhism, and Vajrayana Buddhism. The name Vajrasattva means "Diamond Being" or simply "Thunderbolt Being", and in other words, vajra is closely related to tantric Buddhism, often called as the Tantric Buddhist Being. This Buddhist deity is majorly mentioned in two of the most popular Sutra: Mahavairocana Sutra and Vajrasekhara Sutra.

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