Chakrasamvara has a very important place in Buddhist pantheon and he represents the Buddha's mind of compassion, while Vajravarahi, 'Adamantine Sow' symbolizes the nature of omniscient wisdom of a Buddha. In Meditations, the non-dual Chakrasamvara and Vajravarahi are visualized as generating from within the heart of the practitioner in a brilliant red aura of fire that signifies the flame of transcendent insight (maha jnanagni). There are many legends about the origin of Chakrasamvara, according to one, the Buddha emanated the mandala palace and adopted this archetype deity form to impart the knowledge of tantra to Shiva and Parvati on the top of Mount Kailash. According to other, Shiva became the Buddhist deity Chakrasamvara and his teachings were brought to Tibet. It is also said that both Shiva and Chakrasamvara are supposed to dwell on Mount Kailash, a place of pilgrimage both for Hindus and Tibetan Buddhists.