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an artisticly decorated plate with swirls and scrolls on it's surface,
Diamond is the symbol of hardness, indestructibility and power. Vajra is the diamond club or thunderbolt of the Hindu god Indra, and is also a weapon in ancient India. In Buddhism, it symbolizes wisdom and power over illusion and evil spirit.
a golden buddha statue sitting on top of a table
Indra Kathmandu Valley, Nepal 15th Century Gilt Copper Repousse with semi-precious stones Height 45cm A Nepalese Gilt Copper repousse of the Hindu god Indra, the Vedic god of war, storm and thunder, and holder of the vajra thunderbolt. He is shown here seated in the position of royal ease (Rajasana) with his left arm supporting him and his right hand raised. Provenance: John Eskenazi Gallery, Milan 1979. Private Italian collection 1980- 2005.
an ornate gold and white building with clocks on it
Vajra - Wikipedia
Vajra (Devanagari: वज्र; Chinese: 金剛 jīngāng; Tibetan: རྡོ་རྗེ། dorje;[1][2][3] Japanese: 金剛 kongo) is a Sanskrit word meaning both thunderbolt and diamond.[2] it is also a common male name in Tibet and Bhutan. Additionally it is a symbolic ritual object that symbolizes both the proprieties of a diamond (indestructibility) and a thunderbolt (irresistible force). Indra's Vajra as the privy seal of King Rama VI of Thailand.
an elephant with two people riding on it's back and the caption reads, your pilgrimance filled in every way
Indra - "The Storm God" - Indra is a Vedic storm god who carries thunderbolts as his weapons and is also a bringer of rains. Indra's vahana is a great spotless white elephant called Airavata. Airavata is often depicted with four tusks.
an old fashioned metal cross with four handles
A Japanese Shingon Shu Esoteric Buddhist ritual implement called a Crossed Vajra and dating to the Mid-Edo period (1720). The Japanese deity Fudo Myo is often depicted holding a rope in one hand and Vajra in the other. Kobo Daishi statues are also often carved with him holding a vajra in one hand. The word Vajra literally means Indras Thunderbolt (Indra is a Hindu deity). The vajra is one of the exotic, mysterious ritual objects that Shingon introduced into Japanese Buddhism.
a stone with a hand and foot carved into it
Refuge in Buddhism - Wikipedia
The Triratna or "Three Jewels" symbol, on a Buddha footprint (bottom symbol, the top symbol being a dharmachakra). 1st century CE, Gandhara. The triratna is composed of (from bottom to top): A lotus flower within a circle. A diamond rod, or vajra. An ananda-chakra. A trident, or trisula, with three branches, representing the threefold jewels of Buddhism: Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha.
an intricately designed cross is shown on a white background
I love the image of the double vajra, the crossed lightning bolts or cutting blades. It becomes a wheel, like a circular saw, to cut us free from delusion and attachments.
a bronze statue is standing on one leg and holding an object in the other hand
Wood Architectural Temple Strut; Ganesh on Xanadu Gallery
Bronze Figure of Dakini Vajra Varahi, Tibet, 13th Century
an image of a painting on the side of a wall
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Vajra Yogini, she has a wrathful smile because she has realised the bliss of emptiness...
an ornate painting with many different colors and designs
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Painted 17th century Tibetan 'Five Deity Mandala', in the center is Rakta Yamari (the Red Enemy of Death) embracing his consort Vajra Vetali, in the corners are the Red, Green White and Yellow Yamari
a large cross made out of fire in the dark
a vision during reiki - my vajra tattoo
a vision during reiki - my vajra tattoo | through the eyes of a black swan
an ancient sculpture depicting two men holding hands and standing next to each other on a wall
The Buddha with his protector Vajrapani. Gandhara; 2nd century. Vajrapāṇi (from Sanskrit vajra, "thunderbolt" or "diamond" and pāṇi, lit. "in the hand") is one of the earliest bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and guide of the Buddha, and rose to symbolize the Buddha's power.