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Ashokashri


 
Tibetan: mya nyan med pa'i dpal

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One of the Thirty-five Buddhas of confession. He is dressed in monk robes (chos gos). His hands are in dharmachakra mudra (teaching mudra) and he is seated in varjasana or dhyanasana. His head is surrounded by a nimbus (dbu'i 'od 'khor) adorned with seven serpents, his hair is in tight curls with a topknot (ushnisha) He rests on a lotus seat (padmasana).

Different representation: Same as above with the exceptions that he is holding the stem of an Ashoka tree in both hands and his hands are not in dharmachakra mudra.

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