Reference Entry

vajra (T.)

Edited by Robert E. Buswell and David S. Lopez

in The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

Published by Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691157863
Published online July 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780190681159
vajra (T.)

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In Sanskrit, “adamant,” “diamond,” or “thunderbolt”; a magical weapon and common symbol of power, indestructibility, and immutability, especially in tantric

Reference Entry.  244 words. 

Subjects: Buddhism

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