Our Nepali master artisan created our beautiful Vajrasattva statue with the jewelry and crown of a Bodhisattva. At the request of the buyer, we would be happy to adorn the crown and jewels of the statue with turquoise or red stones. At no extra charge, the skilled artisan can embellish the statue with these special decorations before delivery.
The color turquoise is a special combination of blue and green. Indeed, blue signifies the purity of the Buddhas and green symbolizes their readiness to act. Additionally, devotees meditating on the color red can transform anger into wisdom. This Vajrasattva statue will wear the adornments very well and they will inspire all those who lay their eyes on your new statue. Click here to discover the rich symbolism of Vajrasattva.
Vajrasattva Statue is Sambhogakaya
Our Vajrasattva statue is believed to be a Bodhisattva statue in Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhist traditions. Additionally, in Tibetan Buddhist practices this Vajrasattva is believed to be associated with Sambhogakaya. Also, he is believed to be strongly associated with purification rituals. Sambhogakaya is known as a “subtle body of limitless form” and it is a manifestation that only Buddhas and advanced Bodhisattvas can take. As a result, celestial Buddhas and also high level Bodhisattvas may appear as a Sambhogakaya. Furthermore, the manifestation is used extensively by the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas in their own pure lands.
The Vows of Vajrasattva
This Vajrasattva statue is strongly associated with the Vajrasattva mantra. While advancing as a Bodhisattva Vajrasattva made very compassionate vows. As a result, he said he would abstain from receiving awakening until all those who recite his mantra or hear his name are forgiven for all transgressions. This includes everyone, even those who violated their samaya vows or even committed one of the “5 acts with immediate retribution”.
The Vajrasattva mantra has a 6 syllable short version and a longer 100 syllable version. Reciting the mantra of Vajrasattva is believed to be a purification ritual capable of purifying karma. Additional Vajrasattva mantra benefits bring about enlightened activity and peace. It is thought that both mantra versions are equally effective because the shorter mantra contains the main elements of the longer Vajrasattva mantra. The short mantra is:
“OM VAJRASATTVA HUM”