7.14.2008

Vajrayogini Wrathful Statue, Nepal


Vajrayogini is a class of deities called Dakini belongs to the highest Yoga tantra. She is also called Naro-Dakini. She is a celestial female Buddha form who manifested herself in an initiatory vision to the great Pandit Mahasiddha Naropa. She can be a human or non human who can traverse through air. She posese supernatural wisdom and power and can assit the practitioner of Vajrayana in eliminating obstacles and obstruction to his practice. She can even confer great siddhi of liberation and omniscience.


She holds a Kartri in her right hand and a skull bowl in her left. She carries a garland of served heads and tramples upon her own emanations Bhirabha and Kalaratro beneath her feet. She holds a Khatvanga and the crrok of her elbow paralle to her body position. She is almost naked wearing only ornaments.

In Kathamndu valley serval temples dedicated to Vajrayogini are found to be the power centers of Nepalese Vajrayana tradition. She is said to be the consort of Heruka Cakrasamvar




Material






Dimension/Size
  • 10 cm W x 12.7 cm H
  • 9 inches W x 14 inches H
Weight
  • 3.15 Kg/ 7 lb (Net Weight)
  • 4.5 Kg/ 9.9 lb (PKd Weight)
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  • ships direct from Kathmandu NEPAL
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  • Payment must be made within 14 business days
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Dir.: P.R. Vajrachara; Vajrayogini; Raga Gwodagri, Tala Matha; at Musica Sacra International Marktoberdorf, Germany, 2004: www.modfestivals.org;
Concert at Ottobeuren "Kaisersaal"www.modfestivals.org (Youtube video)

Jambhala Lord of Yakasha Kubera Statue



Kubera(Kuver/Kuber) is also called the lord of Yakshas. He is one of the four great kings who rules the first heaven of the desire realm in the north Himalaya. He is talso known as the lord of wealth. He rules over the city of the north of Sumeru mountain, supremly beautiful , adorned with precious jewels. It is said that his city is as beautiful as Sukhavati heaven, in the west Himalya. He has five princes and has 28 messengers under his command. They are his retinue.
Like the three other kings, he was also instructed by Buddha Shakyamuni to protect the Buddha dharma in Jambudvipa in the north direction.
his Kubera Statue is crafted by the experienced artist Mr Shakya of Patan, NEPAl, who hav been crafted the Statue since third generation. This Statue is crafted under the lost wax method.The statue is copper alloy with 24 Karat Gold full Gilded.


In Nepalese Buddhist traditon Kubera also known as Vaisravana is worshipped singly and is very popular. Newar Buddhist women take the image of Vaishravan out of rice flour during Yomari-punhi festival (December/January). It is also customary to keep images of Vaishravan (kubera) in the treasury room or inside the treasure box.

The worshipping of four guardian deities was introduced in China by Pandit Amogh Vajra during the eight century.



Refrence: The iconography of NEPALESE BUDDHISM, Min Bahadur Shakya, Page 62

7.10.2008

Avalokiteshvara THANGKA PAINTING NEPAL


The Buddha of Compassion

Avalokiteshvara, or Chenrezig in Tibetan, is an enlightened being who is a manifestation of all Buddhas' compassion. He is known as the 'Buddha of Compassion'His first two hands are pressed together at his heart, symbolizing his respect for his Spiritual Guide, Buddha Amitabha, who is on his crown. Even though Avalokiteshvara is an enlightened being he still shows respect to his Spiritual Guide. His first two hands hold a jewel, which symbolizes his own enlightenment. This mudra is indicating 'I attained jewel-like great enlightenment through receiving blessings from my Spiritual Guide Amitabha'.

29 cm W x 39 cm H
11.4 inches x 15.35 inches H
US$200,-

Wheel of life Thangka Painting Tibetan ART


The Wheel of Life illustrates in a popular way the essence of the Buddhist teachings, the Four Truths: the existence of earthly suffering, its origin and cause, the ending or prevention of misery and the practice path to liberation from suffering.







35 cm W x 45 cm H
13.78 inches x 17.7 inches H
US $100,-





White Tara Thangka Painting Lama ART




White Tara is seated in full Vajra posture and her left hand is poised at the heart holding the stem of a lotus that opens into blossom beside her left shoulder. Her right hand is in the Varada mudra symbiolizing supreme
generosity. She is seated upright on a moon disc. She is wearing all sorts of precious ornaments and looks beautiful maiden of sixteen years of age. Amitabha Budddha image sits upon the head as a crown. The practice of White Tara is basically performed in order to prolong life as well as for healing purpose. It is said the beacuse Arya Tara is the collective manifestation of the enlightened activity of all Buddhas, her sadhana is easily accomplished. The recitation of her Mantra merely a hundred thousand times with the motivation of Bodhcitta will cause avertion of hindrances.

  • 50 cm W x 61 cm H
  • 19.70 inches x 24 inches H
  • US $400





Buddha Shakyamuni Thangka Painting Lama ART


The Buddha Shayamuni is the fourth buddha of this fortuante aeon. As he relaized the potential of hi inner being and has removed all the obscurations and has developed all the positive qualities, he is called a Buddha, a fully Awakend one.Of countless Buddha who have appeared and will continue to appear on this earth, buddha Shakyamuni was the one who regeneareted the teachings of Enlightened beings for our present era.

Shakaymuni was born in Kapilavastu in Nepal some 2600 Years ago and performed many buddha activities for 45 years in this Indian sub-continent for the beneift of all the sentient beings.


  • 29 cm W x 38 cm H
  • 11.4 inches x 15 inches H
  • Painted on Canvas
  • price: US $200,-

Tibetan Vajrapani Thangka Painting Lama ART


Vajrapani is a complex deity with various forms. For the he functions as a protector figure. As the companion of the Buddha, he is a familia figure in early Mahayana Buddhist texts. In art he is a major Bodhisattva [spiritual hero], distinguished by his holding of the vajra [scepter of compassion's power]. In tantric Mahayana tradition, Vajräpani is most frequently encountered in his fierce emanation, in which he is a powerful proteetor and remover of obstacles. It is also said that Vajrapani will become the last Buddha to appear in this world cycle
  • 29 cm W x 39 cm H
  • 11.4 inches x 15.35 inches H
  • US $150,-
  • Painted on Canvas
  • Artist: Kunchhang Lama
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Tibetan Thangka Painting Lama ART



Mahakala Thangka Painting

The finely painted Mahakala, with all details conforming to the one appearance in which he is always depicted. His body is white, his face wrathful, he has three eyes, and his half-smiling mouth is red. He has six arms; his main right hand holds a wish fulfilling jewel in front of his chest, his upper right hand should hold a chopper and his lower right hand plays a drum. His main left arm holds a skull cup with a vase in it filled with jewels. His upper left hand should hold a trident and his lower left hand should hold a vajra hook which here resembles a khatvanga. He wears the skin of an elephant on his shoulders, a garment of many scarves ornamented with bone beads and jewels, and a girdle of freshly severed heads. Beneath each foot is a deity with an elephant head carrying a radish in his hands, and a mongoose with jewels spitting from its mouth. In the crown on top of White Mahakala’s head there is an image of Vajradhara sitting cross-legged and holding a jewel, a bell and a vajra.

Buy this thangka
  • 29 cm W x 38 cm H
  • 11.4 inches x 15 inches H
  • US $200,-

Please note that the Mahakala Thangka image the "exact" painted by the Lama Artist from Bhaktapur, Nepal. Single item.

Bhaktapur is about 17 Km from Kathmandu city. Bhaktapur is an old town a living museum in Nepal. Little buddha from Kenau Reeves had been filmed in Bhaktapur. She is the city of newar. Mostly newari artist are living and working in Bhaktapur and some lama Artist like Ram Bahadur lama, Kunchung Lama also a make a big name on thangka painting. We are offering this Thangka from the Lama Thangka Painting School of Bhaktapur. The teacher fom this School is Mr Kunchang Lama.

About 30 students are studying under Mr Kunchang Lama (Artist Guru). These Students are earn their livnig by painting the Thangka.s The school is run by Ram Badhur Lama. The painting from this Centre have been displayes at national and international exhbitions.

Lama ART is the tibetan ARt that one can found in Kathmandu Valley.

Please buy this thangka with confidence. Buying our Thangka support our young students at the Lama Thangka Painting school.





7.08.2008

Exclusive Ghau from the private Collector NEPAL


This is the masterpiece Ghau, that is one of the first kind listed first time on eBay. This Ghau is from one of the private Collector in Kathmandu. Ghau or the Prayer box is a small prayer box used traditionally by Tibetans as portable shrines where prayers and sacred relics are kept and used during their travel to hold their scared deity inside. Now, "prayer box" pendants are often used as jewelry or personal adornment. This pendant Ghau is beautifully carved in pure silver with 24 K full gold plated and beautifully decorated with semi precious stone Ruby, Coral, peridot and Turquoise. On the top of the Ghau is the doulbe dorjee with the Ruby.

Inside this magnificent prayer box pendant is the lapislazuli Vajrapani with ruby
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