Name

Color

Purifies

Hand Mudra

1. Buddha Shakyamuni

Golden

Karma of 10,000 kalpas

L: Gesture of meditation  

R: Touching ground

2. Vajramandapramardin

Yellow

Karma of 10,000 kalpas

L: Meditation

R: Gesture of teaching

3. Ratnarchi

Red

Karma of 20,000 kalpas

Both: Meditation

4. Geyaraja

Torso blue; face & neck white; nagas behind

Karma of 1,000 kalpas

L: Meditation

R: Gesture of teaching

5. Vorasena

Golden

Karma of 1,000 kalpas

L: Teaching dharma

R: Extended giving refuge/

6. Voranandin

Golden

Karma of 2000 kalpas

L: Meditation

R: Gesture of teaching

7. Ratnaagni

Red

Karma of 2000 kalpas

L: Gesture of meditation 

R: Touching ground

8. Ratnachandraprabha

White

Karma of 8000 kalpas

L: Meditation

R: Supreme giving

9. Amoghadarshin

Green

Karma of 1 kalpa

L: Meditation

R: Giving refuge/solace

10. Ratnachandra

White

5 immediate misdeeds

R: Mudra of supreme mind

11. Vimala

Blue

5 close misdeeds

Both: Meditation mudra

12. Shridatta

Golden

Mental hatred’s deeds

L: Holding text

R: Teaching

13. Brahma

Golden

Desire’s deeds

L: Gesture of meditation 

R: Touching ground

14. Brahmadatta

Reddish yellow

Karma of 10,000 kalpas

Both: Giving teachings

15. Varuna

White

Karma of 1000 kalpas

Both: Meditation mudra

16. Varunadeva

White

Karma of 5000 kalpas

Both: Meditation mudra

17. Shribadra

Yellow

Karma of 5000 kalpas

L: Gives refuge R: Dharma

18. Chandrashri

Yellow

Karma of 7000 kalpas

L: Gesture of meditation 

R: Touching ground

19. Anantejas

Red

Karma of 7 kalpas

L: Meditation

R: Giving teachings

20. Prabhasashri

Blue

Limitless negative karma

R: Bestowing supreme Bodhicitta

21. Ashokashri

Reddish white

Ignorance’s karma

Meditation gesture

22. Narayana

Yellow

All bad karmic dispositions

Both: Giving teachings

23. Kusumashri

Golden

Actions of body

L: Teaching Dharma

R: Extended/threatening

24. Brahmajyotirvikro

               -dhitabhijna

Yellow

Actions of speech

L: Gesture of meditation 

R: Touching ground

25. Padmajyotivikro

                -dhitabhijna

Red

Actions of mind

L: Gesture of meditation 

R: Touching ground

26. Danashri

Blue

Taking Sangha’s wealth

Both: Teaching mudra

27. Smrtishri

Yellow

Wrongfully accusing

Both: Meditation mudra

28. Brahmashrisuparikirti

White

Jealous actions

L: Med. R: Teaching

29. Indraketudhvajaraja

Blue

Prideful actions

L: meditation

R: Holds victory banner

30. Suvikrantashri

Blue

Divisiveness

L: Meditation

R: Sword by waist

31. Yuddhajaya

Blue

Mental afflictions

Holding shield

32. Vikrantagamishri

Blue

Causing misdeeds in others

Both: Pressing the ground

33. Samantavabhasa

                  -vyuhashri

Blue

Rejoicing in the negative actions of others

Both: Pressing the ground

34. Ratnapadmavikramin

Golden

Discarding Dharma

L: Teaching R: Refuge

35. Shailendraraja

Yellow

Degeneration of samaya

Both: Holding Mt. Meru

7 Medicine Buddas:

1. Suprakirtitanamashriraja (Golden) R: Grants refuge

2. Svaragosaraja (Yellow)  R: Supreme giving     

3.  Suvarnabhadravimala (Golden) Both: Teaching

4. Asokottamashriraja (Light red) B: Meditation.

5. Dharmakirtisagara (Pink) Both: Teaching

6. Abhijyaraja (Coral)          R: Supreme giving         

7.Bhaisajyaguru (Blue)        R: Supreme giving

The above colors and gestures of the 35 Buddhas are based on Gyumed Kensur Rinpoche’s commentary on a text written by

Je Tsongkapa.  Other commentaries may differ slightly based on the visions experienced by their authors.