Vajrasattva, anoniem

Vajrasattva, anoniem

bronze, h 13.5cm × w 7.7cm × d 6.5cm. More details

Vajrasattva, ‘the thunderbolt being’, is one of the highestranking Buddhist deities. Here he is seated on a lotus throne, clad in royal attire. In his right hand he generally holds a thunderbolt (vajra), in his left a bell, symbolizing the male and female aspects of the universe. These attributes are here only implied by the position of his hands.

Buddha Asian sculpture

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