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  Akshobhya

 

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Statue of Akshobhya, one of the five dhyani buddhas. He is the buddha of the East and he is portrayed with a blue complexion. His attribute is a vajra or scepter, and he is often accompanied by two elephants, which are here depicted at the left and right, underneath his lotus seat. Akshobhya is usually accompanied by a pair of elephants, which are here represented at the bottom corners of this statue.