Buddhism

vajra

ADVERTISEMENT
Definition: vajra
(Sanskrit; Tibetan rdo-rje, "diamond" or "thunderbolt). Double-headed ritual instrument in Tibetan Buddhism used along with a ritual bell. The vajra is held in the right hand and represents skillful means, compassion, samsara, and the masculine principle.
ADVERTISEMENT

Article Info

Title vajra
Published
Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/vajra
Short URLrlft.co/1386
MLA Citation “vajra.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/vajra>