Buddhist Mythology

The Gods and Bodhisvattas of Enlightenment...

DHYANI BUDDHAS

Buddhist Wisdom Gods

Also known as Dhyanibuddhas, Five Celestial Buddhas, Five Wisdom Buddhas

Five deeply pondering Buddhas

They are the Famous Five Buddhas of Mystical Meditation who live high above the universe and spend their time contemplating it all.

Their names are Akshobhya, Amitabha, Amoghasiddhi, Ratnasambhava and Vairocana.

The Dhyani Buddhas are frequently featured in a Mandala with Vairocana at the center. If you wish to participate in their meditations that is probably a good place to start.

Dhyani Buddhas Facts and Figures

Name: Dhyani Buddhas
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Dhyanibuddhas, Five Celestial Buddhas, Five Wisdom Buddhas

Gender: Male
Type: Gods
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Wisdom
Area of expertise: Wisdom

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Article last revised on September 20, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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