Which among the following Bodhisattva holds thunderbolt?
Which among the following Bodhisattva holds thunderbolt? [A]Vajrapani [B]Manjushri [C]Maitreya [D]Amitabha
Vajrapani The Bodhisattva, Vajrapani, holds a thunderbolt like the deity Indra of Hinduism and fights against evil and sin. Avlokitesvara or Padmapani is the lotus bearer; Majushri holds a book describing 10 paramitas ( spiritual perfections); Maitreya is the future Buddha; Ksitigarbha is the bodhisattva of hell-beings and guardian of purgatories; while Amitabha is Buddha of heaven and the Buddha of Immeasurable Life and Light.