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Akshobhya, the Unshakable Tathagata Buddha

c. 15th - 16th century
Artist/maker unknown, Nepalese
Akshobhya, the second of the Five Dhyani Buddhas, is shown in the traditional meditation pose. His right hand is in the earth-witness gesture and his left hand holds a vajra (thunderbolt).

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