Vajradhara yab-yum

Vajradhara (tib. dorje chang) — «Ruler of the Vajra Beings» is considered to be the Dharmakaya Buddha, who embodies ultimate emptiness, and is also considered to be supreme essence of all male Buddha’s. Often Vajradhara is depicting dark blue color. In Buddhism dark blue color symbolizes emptiness, pureness, and healing (like Medicine Buddha Manla).

Buddha Vajradhara is thought to be the supreme essence of all Buddhas. He is an expression of Buddhahood itself in both single and yab-yum form. Buddha Vajradhara is considered to be the prime Buddha of the Father tantras (tib. pha-rgyud) such as Guhyasamaja, Yamantaka, and so on.

Vajradhara yab-yum

2002, 38.5 x 27 cm

canvas, mineral pigments, gold, brocade, silk


Property of Balbar Lama (Buryatia) Russia