Akshobhya is next importance among the Dhyani Buddhas. He is regarded as the second Dhyani Buddha by the Nepalese Buddhists. Akshobhya originates from the blue syllable Hum. He is two armed and one faced and exhibits the Bhusparsa (earth touching) mudra which means calling the earth for witness, and sits in the Vajraparyanka pose. He represents the primordal cosmic element of Vijnana (consiousness). When represented in the Stupa, he always faces the east. His left hand rests on the lap, while the right rest on the right knee with the tip of the middle fingers touching the ground with palm shown inwardly. His vehicle is a pair of elephant and his recognition symbol is the Vajra or Thunderbolt. His female is Locana.
The Statue of Akshobhya Buddha is made by the process of loss wax system. And the whole body of this statue has been gilded with Gold by the ancient process of gold gilding using amalgam Gold. This process of Gold gilding is known as Mercury Gold Gilding where the body has been painted beautifully by using different colors for Thangka Color finishing.
Handcrafted by master local artists in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
Size Full canvas measures approximately 68*54 centimeters. Inside painted area measures about 60*46 centimeters.