Gojo’s hand seal in Jujutsu Kaisen’s Domain Expansion resembles that of the Buddhist goddess Marici, suggesting a parallel between the two characters. The fact that Gojo only uses one hand for the seal shows that he has not yet reached his full potential and is still held back in some way. Gojo’s death serves as a necessary turning point in his character arc, leading to his eventual return to a state of enlightenment where he has achieved true ascension.
There are many rumors about whether Bhagavan has Satoru Gojowill return after his death at the hands of Ryomen Sukuna in chapter #236 of the series. Jujutsu Kaisen. One interesting theory about Gojo’s potential return points to Jujutsu Kaisen’s Buddhist symbolism, specifically the hand seals used by Jujutsu sorcerers in domain expansion, which could indicate an appearance. Gojo’s final return.
Reddit user hi_airi points out that the Gojo mudra used in Domain Expansion resembles the “Than” mudra (or “mudra”) of the Buddhist goddess Marici. This theory was later spread on Twitter by user @Giusydev96. However, the sorcerer’s seal differs from Marici’s because his fingers point in the opposite direction and he uses his right hand, not his left.
The most prominent difference is: Gojo only uses one hand to create his seal, while every other Domain Expansion in the series uses two hands.. This Jujutsu Kaisen theory posits that this happened because Gojo had not yet reached his full potential and was still held back in some way. When He uses both hands to press the seal, the reader will know that He has attained enlightenment.
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Bhagavan has several other important similarities with this Buddhist goddess. Marici is represented by aspects such as invisibility, enlightenment, and light, traits that are very important to Satoru’s personality. Marici is also known as the queen of Heaven. As queen, she is in direct opposition to the evil Buddhist hell king, Enmaten. Marici and Enmaten parallel Satoru and Ryomen Sukuna. Sukuna even created a hand stamp for its domain expansion, which perfectly matches Enmaten.
Goddess Marici also embodies another important figure in Buddhism, the Supreme Buddha or “Great Sun”, Vairocana. He rules over the five other Dhyani Buddhas and boasts skills such as Emptiness and Sight. These two abilities closely parallel those of Gojo Unlimited Void and Six Eyes. Another similarity is that the Supreme Buddha and the World-Honored One are both closely related to the color white. Ultimately, they are successful teachers, capable of imparting their knowledge to others.
Gojo’s death would lead to his enlightenment and ascension
Nods to Buddhist symbolism are seen even in Gojo’s first name, Satoru (悟) which means “to understand/become enlightened”, possibly alluding to Gojo’s potential return to Jujutsu Kaisen. Vairocana possesses the talents of all five Dhyani Buddhas, but the key element to unlock true enlightenment is the sixth element, the mind. Gojo lacks the possibility of true advancement until he can free his mind from worldly constraints. These limitations include Geto’s last words continuing to haunt him long after his death and the overwhelming expectations from others weighing down on him, demonstrated by his title of “The Strongest”. , more limited than determining his identity.
Gojo’s death in the battle with Sukuna in chapter #236 is one of the most tragic moments of Jujutsu Kaisen. However, in theory, this event serves as a necessary turning point in his character’s personality. Gojo had to die to finally return to a state of enlightenment, finally realizing who he really is. If joyous come back here Jujutsu Kaisen Therefore, using two hands to perform the Expansion of his Domain would be a sign that he had truly attained enlightenment and ascended to the supreme state like the gods.
Source: hi_airi (Reddit); @Giusydev96 (X)
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Jujutsu Kaisen is a supernatural action anime that follows high school student Yuuji Itadori as he fights against magical curses. After Yuji selflessly saves a classmate by injecting a curse into his own body, he is discovered and trained by a powerful wizard named Satoru Gojo. Gojo, who also happens to be a lecturer at a high school, enrolls Yuji there to help him and the other students prepare themselves against the supernatural forces plaguing humanity.