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Contemporary Thangka: Vajrasattva in Yab-yam

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Pre 1970   item# 334274 (stock# 20536f)

Contemporary Thangka: Vajrasattva in Yab-yam
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Vajrasattva is the Bodhisattva of purification and represents the purity of awareness. He holds a vajra to his heart and a bell to his left hip. Here he is shown in sexual union (yab-yum) with his consort who holds a skull cup in her left hand.

This thangka is unmounted and suitable for framing behind glass. Including the border it measures 21" by 30". The artist has his own style. Using a limited ...click for details

Contemporary Thangka: Green Tara

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: Contemporary   item# 333674 (stock# 20536b)

Contemporary Thangka:  Green Tara
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Tara is the most prominent and popular of the female bodhisattvas of Tibetan Buddhism. Although she is represented in twenty-one different forms, White Tara and Green Tara are the most popular. She is closely associated with Avalokitesvara and is often said to have been born from his tears. Tara has a great range of attributes. She is the manifestation of wisdom and insight in addition to curing disease and overcoming all manner of obstacles. Green Tara is usually represented as here, ...click for details

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