A gilt-bronze cundi bodhisattva dorje tsundi tibetan buddhism buddha statute

A buddha or bodhisattva venerated in Mahayana Buddhism, with emphasis of her practice in Vajrayana Buddhism. Her origins lie with a yakshini. Cult in Bengal and Orissa and her name in Sanskrit connotes a prostitute or other woman of low caste but specifically denotes. A prominent local ogress… Whose divinised form becomes the subject of […]

A Gilt-Bronze Buddha Statue Of Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen Tibetan buddhism

Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyeltsen (Tibetan: , Wylie: Sa skya Paita Kun dga rgyal mtshan)1182-28 November 1251 was a Tibetan spiritual leader and Buddhist scholar and the fourth of the Five Sakya Forefathers (Wylie: sa skya gong ma lnga). K√ľnga Gyeltsen is generally known simply as Sakya Pandita, a title given to him in recognition of […]

A Gilt-Bronze Buddha Statue Of Four-armed KwanYin Avalokita Tibetan Ming Dynasty

As Kwan-Yin, shadakshari Avalokitesvara. Is an East Asian bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by Mahayana Buddhists. She is commonly known as the “Goddess of Mercy” in English. The name Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin. [The One Who] Perceives the Sounds of the World. She is also referred to as Guanyin Bodhisattva (traditional Chinese:). Some […]

Gilt-Bronze Figure Of Yellow Jambhala Wealth God Buddha Statue Tibetan Cundi c

Jambhala (also known as Dzambhala, Dzambala, Zambala or Jambala). Is the God of Wealth and appropriately a member of the Jewel Family. In Hindu mythology, Jambhala is known as Kubera. Jambhala is also believed to be an emanation of Avalokitesvara or Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of Compassion. There are five different wealth Jambhala, each has their […]

A gilt-bronze cundi bodhisattva dorje tsundi tibetan buddhism buddha statute

A buddha or bodhisattva venerated in Mahayana Buddhism, with emphasis of her practice in Vajrayana Buddhism. Her origins lie with a yakshini. Cult in Bengal and Orissa and her name in Sanskrit connotes a prostitute or other woman of low caste but specifically denotes. A prominent local ogress… Whose divinised form becomes the subject of […]

A gilt-bronze buddha statue of Mahasiddha sakya guru tibetan buddhism master

Mahasiddha Sanskrit: mahsiddha great adept; Tibetan. Is a term for someone who embodies and cultivates the “siddhi of perfection”. They are a certain type of yogin/yogini recognized in Vajrayana Buddhism. Mahasiddhas were tantra practitioners. Or tantrikas who had sufficient empowerments and teachings to act as a guru or tantric master. A siddha is an individual […]

A gilt-bronze Palden Lhamo Panden Lhamo deity buddha statue tibetan buddhism

Palden Lhamo or Panden Lhamo (“Glorious Goddess”, Tibetan: ,) or Remati is a protecting Dharmapala of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. She is the wrathful deity considered to be the principal protectress of Tibet. Palden Lhamo appears in the retinue of the Obstacle-Removing Mahkla as an independent figure and has been described as “the […]

A Gilt-Bronze Buddha Statue Of Mahasiddha Virupa Tibetan Buddhism Nepal Cundi

Mahasiddha Sanskrit: mahsiddha great adept; Tibetan. Is a term for someone who embodies and cultivates the “siddhi of perfection”. They are a certain type of yogin/yogini recognized in Vajrayana Buddhism. Mahasiddhas were tantra practitioners. Or tantrikas who had sufficient empowerments and teachings to act as a guru or tantric master. A siddha is an individual […]

A gilt-bronze UJetsun Milarepa deity buddha statue tibetan buddhism Nepal 2

UJetsun Milarepa (Tibetan: , Wylie: rje btsun mi la ras pa) c. He is generally considered one of Tibet’s most famous yogis and poets. He was a student of Marpa Lotsawa, and a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. Milarepa’s life represented the ideal bodhisattva, and is a testament […]

A Gilt-Bronze set of the trikala three Buddhas statues Tibetan buddhism

Also known as Siddhrtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, was an ascetic and sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE. Gautama taught a Middle Way between sensual indulgence […]