Vajrapani cuyo nombre en sánscrito significa "Sostenedor del Vajra" es un "Dharmapala", un guardián del Dharma. Es un Bodhisattva del Budismo Mahāyāna considerándolo protector y guía de Buda y es considerada la manifestación del poder del Buda además del sostenedor del linaje de las enseñanzas del Tantra de Buda.

Vajrapani es correlativo al dios Indra hindú.


Su Mantra es oṃ vajrapāṇi hūṃ pad.

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