Buddha Vairocana is one of the five Dhyani Buddhas. He is the Buddha of the Center and most important deity of esoteric (tantric) Buddhism (in Japan the Shingon sect). His visualization color is white and he is connected to the solar plexus chakra. The Buddha Vairocana is usually depicted meditating in a lotus position. Unlike the other Buddhas, Vairocana often wears jewelry. The mantra of Vairocana is om vai ro ca na hum. In many houses nowadays one finds a meditative place with a Buddha statue, around which flowers, candles, scents and pictures of loved ones. It is the place where one comes to reflection and meditation every day.
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