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Vajradhatu

Vajradhatu = Samanttabhadra corresponds to Diamond World Mandala or Kongukai. Vajradhatu Diamond World Samantabhadra Kongukai Moon Diamond Throne East Side of Temple world of physical phenomenon world of the transcendental Buddha http://www.onmarkproductions.com/html/mandala1.shtml On the east side of the temple would be placed the Diamond World (Kongoukai in Japanese, Vajradhatu in Sanskrit), which represented the world of the transcendental Buddha. It was called the Diamond World because it embodied a static, crystal clear, and adamantine truth of the universe. In the Diamond World, the Cosmic Buddha (DAINICHI NYORAI in Japanese), sits in the center of assemblies of Buddhas arranged in a three by three square http://www.onmarkproductions.com/html/mandala1.shtml
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