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Vairocana

Vairocana represents one of three divisions of Gharbhadatu. Vairochana is usually located in the center of mandalas of the Dhyani Buddhas. According to some texts, he is positioned in the east. His color is white (or blue), symbolizing a pure consciousness... He rules over the element of ether and embodies the skandha of consciousness. In some systems, he is associated with the skandha of form. http://www.tsl.org/Masters/buddhas/dhyani/frintroduction.html Centre Vairocana White Ether Lion http://www.jyh.dk/indengl.htm#Tibetan%20Buddhism Deity English Consort Bodhisattva Wheel-turning Buddhas Vairochana Illuminating White Tara Samantabhadra Krakucchanda http://buddhism.kalachakranet.org/5_dhyani_buddhas.html 3 faces Yellow, White, Black http://books.google.com/books?id=diNBheosQuEC&pg=PA122&lpg=PA122&dq=Vajra,+Sword,+Jewel,+Wheel,+Lotus,+Knife&source=web&ots=N3Wc35S-7d&sig=oiYZV-hvQ7dNnCdAaPl_uWAkiDA&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=7&ct=result Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary vairocana mfn. (fr. {vi-rocana}) coming from or belonging to the sun , solar descended from Virocana &c. m. a son of the Sun a son of Vishnu a son of Agni son of the Asura Virocana patr. of Bali a partic. Samadhi N. of a king of a Dhyani-Buddha of a son of the class of gods called Nila-kayikas of a class of Siddhas of a world of the Buddhists Right hands Wheel, Club Wrathful Vajra Left hands Conch, Vahra Chain, Ringing Bell http://books.google.com/books?id=diNBheosQuEC&pg=PA122&lpg=PA122&dq=Vajra,+Sword,+Jewel,+Wheel,+Lotus,+Knife&source=web&ots=N3Wc35S-7d&sig=oiYZV-hvQ7dNnCdAaPl_uWAkiDA&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=7&ct=result
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