Chenrezig with Vajrapani Painting Thangka Art

Chenrezig with Vajrapani Painting Thangka Art

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Chenrezig with Vajrapani painting thangka art is handpainted on cotton canvas by Thangka artist from Nepal. Chenrezig is also known as Avalokitesvara.

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Chenrezig with Vajrapani painting thangka art is handpainted on cotton canvas by Thangka artist from Nepal. Chenrezig is also known as Avalokitesvara. Chenrezig is the most revered of all Bodhisattva embodying the compassion of all Buddhas.

Chenrezig is presented at the center of the thangka. Manjushree is presented at the left down of the Chenrezig in the thangka. Vajrapani is presented at the right down of the Chenrezig in the thangka. Amitabha Buddha is presented at the top of the Chenrezig in thangka.

Iconography of Chenrezig

Chenrezig is presented at the center of the thangka. Chenrezig Tibetan Art is visualized in many forms with various numbers of faces and arms, and various colors and ornaments. He sits on a lotus and the flat disc of the moon with another moon disk behind him, reflecting his total purity.

Two of his four arms are joined in the prayer position holding the wish-fulfilling gem. In his other left hand, he holds a lotus flower and in his other right hand, there is a crystal mala which he is using to count the repetitions of his mantra.

Mantra of Chenrezig

The Mantra of Chenrezig is Om Mani Padme Hum.

Iconography of Manjushree

Manjushree is presented at the left down of the Chenrezig in the thangka. Manjushree is the Bodhisattva who holds the flaming sword of enlightenment, by his left hand in a warning hand gesture in the left hand representing his realization of wisdom to cut through ignorance & wrong view. His right hand depicted in teaching holds the stem of a Blue Lotus flower upon which rests the Book (Pustaka) of Perfection of Transcendental Wisdom.

Mantra of Manjushree

The mantra of Manjushree is Om A Ra Pa Ca Na Dhih.

Iconography of Vajrapani

Vajrapani is presented at the right down of the Chenrezig in the thangka. Vajrapaṇi is one of the earliest bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and guide of the Buddha and rose to symbolize the Buddha’s power.

Vajrapani is pictured dancing wildly within a halo of flames which represents transformation. He holds a vajra (thunderbolt) in his right hand which emphasizes the power to cut through the darkness of delusion. Vajrapani looks wrathful, but as a representation of the enlightened mind. He is completely free from hatred.

Mantra of Vajrapani

The mantra of Vajrapabi is om vajrapani hum phat.

Iconography of Amitabha buddha

Amitabha Buddha is presented at the top of the Chenrezig in thangka. Amitabha is head of the Lotus Family, one of the oldest & significant of the Five Buddha Families. This family represents love, purity, compassion & peace. Amitabha Purelandis a place of infinite bliss & boundless light.

Amitabha Buddha is also one of the five Tathagatas representing the wisdoAmitabha Buddha is also one of the five Tathagatas representing the wisdom of discriminating awareness. Amitabha Buddha is red in color. He is represented in the stupa facing to the west. He rides on a peacock symbolizing that he can take away the suffering of others just as the peacock eats poisonous plants and yet his tail shines forth.

Mantra of Amitabha Buddha

The mantra of Amitabha Buddha is Om ami dewa hr.

 

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Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 52 × 74 cm

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In the Tibetan Buddhist pantheon of enlightened beings, Chenrezig is renowned as the embodiment of the compassion of all the Buddhas.

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is the lord of . “Every person whose heart is moved by love and , who deeply and sincerely acts for the benefit of others without concern for fame, profit, social position, or recognition expresses the activity of Chenrezig.” The Associated with Chenrezig cosmology typically identifies six of rebirth and existence. The six realms are listed below: Asuras Humans Hungry ghosts Earlier Buddhist texts refer to five realms .