Our miniature Dhyani Buddha statues set provides great inspiration in small spaces. As a result of their small size, they can be displayed on your office desk or window sill. Additionally, they make great gifts for friends or associates. Enjoy all of the classic features of the Buddhas and gain merit from their virtues.
The true origin of the five Dhyani Buddhas is believed to be the Primordial Buddha. Additionally, each Buddha has a unique meaning which is associated with a virtue. The virtue is derived from the purification of its corresponding negative emotion. Each Buddha’s virtue and identity is communicated with the mudras they display. Furthermore, each of our five miniature Dhyani Buddha statues have their own element, color, direction and ride a different animal.
Five Miniature Dhyani Buddha Statues
- Vairocana – is known as the “Great Illuminator” and his realm is the “Dharmadhatu” where all things exist in their ultimate true form. His wisdom is the all pervading wisdom of the Dharmakaya and his mudra is Dharmachakra. Additionally, his color is white which represents the pure consciousness of the Primordial Buddha. It is believed that meditation on the color white can turn the poison of ignorance into the wisdom of reality.
- Ratnasambhava – is known as the “Jewel Born One” and his element is earth which embodies the aggregate of feeling. Additionally, Ratnasambhava is the Buddha of equanimity and he expresses the Varada “gift giving” mudra. The color of Ratnasambhava is yellow. Meditation on the color yellow is believed to transform the delusion of pride into the wisdom of sameness.
- Amitabha – is the ruler of his western pure land Sukhavati and he expresses the Dhyana “meditation” mudra. Devotees of Amitabha believe diligent mediation practice can transport their consciousness into the field of pure perception (Sukhavati) at the time of death. The wisdom of Amitabha Buddha is discriminating awareness, his element is fire and his color is red. Additionally, devotees believe that meditation on the color red can transmute the poison of attachment into the wisdom of discernment.
- Akshobhya – reigns over the Eastern Pure Land of Abhirati which means the “Land of Great Delight”. The Buddha Akshobhya is immutable and has mastered complete control over his passions. Additionally, the color of Akshobhya is blue and he embodies the aggregate of rupa (form). Devotees believe that meditation on the color blue will transform anger into the wisdom of equanimity. Furthermore, the mudra expressed by Akshobhya is the Bhumisparsha “Earth Touching” mudra.
- Amoghasiddhi – encourages devotees to be fearless because they are under the protection of the Dharma teachings. The mudra of Amoghasiddhi is the Abhaya “Protection” mudra. Indeed, followers of the Dharma have nothing to fear in life or death. Amoghasiddhi embodies the aggregate of mental formations and his color is green. Additionally, his consort is the goddess of accomplishment – Green Tara. Furthermore, Tibetan Buddhists believe that meditation on the color green can transmute the poison of jealousy into the wisdom of accomplishment.