Buddha Eye ［仏眼］ ( Buddhalochanā; Butsugen): Also known as the Honored One Buddha Eye or Buddha Eye Buddha Mother. A Buddha described in Esoteric Buddhism and believed to be Mahāvairochana Buddha in a different form. Buddha Eye is a personification of the Buddha’s supreme wisdom, viewed as the source or “mother” of all Buddhas and bodhisattvas; hence the name Buddha Eye Buddha Mother. Buddha Eye appears on the Womb Realm mandala, a mandala of the True Word ( Shingon) school. The ceremony of Buddha Eye, an esoteric ritual, employed a mandala with Buddha Eye seated in the center as an object of devotion, to which prayers were offered to bring an end to calamities and misfortune.