In this mandala the Dhyani-Buddha Mahavairocana is presented in the feminine form of Locani (Butsugan Butsubo). In this aspect is considered to be the mother of the Historical Buddha. Locani is depicted crowned, seated on a lotus throne, which is placed in the midst of an open lotus. This flower has twenty-four petals arranged in three circles, each containing eight petals. The inner circle has at the top Dainichi, accompanied by the seven star messengers. On the eight petals of the next circle are eight Bodhisattvas.
ISBN: 0-89314-561-0 | 11" x 17"