Akshobhaya is next importance among the Dhyani Buddhas. He is regarded as the second Dhayani Buddha by the Nepalese Buddhists. Akshobhaya originates from the blue syllable Hum. He is two armed one faced and exhibits the Bhusparsa (earth touching) mudra which means calling the earth for withness, and sits in the Vajraparyanka pose. He represents the primordal cosmic element of Vijnana (consciosness). When represented in the stupa, he always faces the east. His left hand rest on the lap, while the right rest on the right knee with the tip of the middle fingers touching the ground with palm drawn inwardly.