Padma Sambhava

Buddhist Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche), Indian Tantric master
Buddhist Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) with the khatvanga against chest
Price: $14.00

This resin statue depicts Padma Sambhava (Padmasambhava), or Guru Rinpoche as he is often called, the great Indian Tantric master credited with establishing Buddhism in Tibet. He is sculpted in meditation pose, a dorje (vajra) in his right hand, a skull cup (patra) with the vase of life in his left hand, resting on his lap. The magic wand, or khatvanga, invented by Padmasambhava, rests against his left shoulder. It is used for cutting off the root of the three poisons of ignorance, greed, and anger (ill-will). Padmasambhava wears the flowing robes of his native land, roughly corresponding to the Swat Valley, located between Kashmir and Afghanistan. He wears a mitered hat with a waving vulture feather on the top.

Large: 4"(10cm) / 11 oz

Weight: 1 oz.
2" (.8 cm)
Resin ivory substitute
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Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche)