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  • The Iconography of the Two Headed Vajra Varahi. The Name Vajra is the symbol of the diamond vehicle or Vajrayana Buddhist path. In Sanskrit it means the hard or the mighty one. It implies the indestructible hardness and brilliance of a diamond. The vajra symbolizes the impenetrable, immovable, immutable, indivisible and indestructible state of enlightenment. Varahi in Sanskrit means. The sow is a Buddhist symbol of delusion, and the name implies her overpowering of delusion. Incorporating the sow into her iconography, symbolizes that wisdom  conquest over delusion is not made through suppressing it or eradicating it from oneself. But rather, wisdom tames the delusion of egotism and transmutes its energy into compassion and great bliss. The sow eats everything. It turns poisons and impurities into nourishment. In the iconography it indicates that all energies are food for growth. 
  • The Iconography of the Two Headed Vajra Varahi. The Name Vajra is the symbol of the diamond vehicle or Vajrayana Buddhist path. In Sanskrit it means the hard or the mighty one. It implies the indestructible hardness and brilliance of a diamond. The vajra symbolizes the impenetrable, immovable, immutable, indivisible and indestructible state of enlightenment. Varahi in Sanskrit means. The sow is a Buddhist symbol of delusion, and the name implies her overpowering of delusion. Incorporating the sow into her iconography, symbolizes that wisdom  conquest over delusion is not made through suppressing it or eradicating it from oneself. But rather, wisdom tames the delusion of egotism and transmutes its energy into compassion and great bliss. The sow eats everything. It turns poisons and impurities into nourishment. In the iconography it indicates that all energies are food for growth.