Beautiful Handpainted Vajrasattva Thangka, in vegetable colour with gold paint.
Vajrasattva is a bodhisattva in the Mahayana, Mantrayana/Vajrayana Buddhist traditions. In the Japanese Vajrayana school of Buddhism, Shingon, Vajrasatva is the esoteric aspect of the bodhisattva Samantabhadra and is commonly associated with the student practitioner who through the master's teachings, attains an ever-enriching subtle and rarefied grounding in their esoteric practice. In Tibetan Buddhism Vajrasatva is associated with the sambhogakāya and purification practice.
Vajrasatva's name translates to Diamond Being or Thunderbolt Being. The Vajra is an iconic marker for Esoteric Buddhism