Guru Padmasambhava Brass Thangka
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Padma Sambhav brass hand made wall hanging thangka from Nepal
Made in 2001
Please note that this is original hand made from Nepal, not a machine made to a copy
Padma Sambhav was a renowned and highly learned tantric saint of Northern India. In the middle of the eighth century, the Tibetan King Thi-Sron Detsan sent to India inviting the learned guru to come to Tibet. Padma Sambhav was renowned for his knowledge of tantras and of their efficacious application. He remained 50 years in Tibet founding monasteries and teaching the tantra doctrine. He is said to have subdued all the malignant gods in the T1bet sparing only those that became converted to Buddhism and that promised to be defenders (Dharmapala) of the doctrine. _ Padmasambhav. in his turn promised to enroll;;__';;-them in the Mahayana Pantheon. He claimed to W have received from the Dakini the books from which he acquired his miraculous power. At the
end of fifty years Padma sambhav disappeared miraculously.
Padmasambhava is represented seated on a lotus asana with the legs locked, the right hand holding the vaan and the left. lying in his lap. the
Patra. He holds his special symbol, the khatvanga pressed against his breast with the left arm.