Vajra

Vajra(Tib rdo r)e/dor-]e) When used in conjunction with a bell (Skt ghanta) that symbolizes wisdom, a vajra is a ritual object symbolizing compassion or skillful means

When used alone, the term implies the attribute of indestructibility or an adamantine quality (a term referring to seven attributes of):

1-space-invulnerability,
2-indestructibility,
3-authenticity,
4-incorruptibility,
5-stability,
6-unobstructedness, and
7-invincibility;

One of the five buddha families, denoting the ground of being endowed with these attributes

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