Five Dhyani Buddhas

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Definition: Five Dhyani Buddhas
Central feature of Tibetan Buddhist belief and art. They are often found in Tibetan mandalas and thangkas. Each Buddha is believed to be capable of overcoming a particular evil with a particular good, and each has a complete system of iconographic symbolism.

The Five Dhyani Buddhas, or Great Buddhas of Wisdom, are a central feature of Tibetan Buddhist belief and art. They are often found in Tibetan mandalas and thangkas. Each Buddha is believed to be capable of overcoming a particular evil with a particular good, and each has a complete system of iconographic symbolism.

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Title Five Dhyani Buddhas
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
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MLA Citation “Five Dhyani Buddhas.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021. <religionfacts.com/five-dhyani-buddhas>