Sitatapatra with Pancha Buddha Thangka is hand-painted and is painted on Cotton Canvas in Kathmandu Nepal. The size of this thangka is 80 x 60cm and its weight is 0.1kg. Sita Tara is also known as White Tara.
Sitatapatra is presented at the center of the thangka. Pancha Buddha is presented at the top of Sitatapatra in the thangka. Vajrapani and Manjushree are presented at the bottom right and bottom left corner of the Sitatapatea in the thangka.
Iconography of Sitatapatra
Her embodiment of peace is directed through loving compassion. She lends grace and dignity to situations and encourages the good to arise in all circumstances and situations.
The palms of her hands & the soles of her feet, represent her ability to see and understand the sufferings of all beings & her omniscient compassion toward the suffering.
Mantra of Sitatapatra
The mantra of Sitatapatra is Om Tare Tuttare Ture Mama Ayur Pune Gyana Puntin Kuru Swoha.
Iconography of Manjushree
Manjushree is presented at the bottom left corner of the Sitatapatra in the thangka. Manjushree is the Bodhisattva who holds the flaming sword of enlightenment, in 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.
The Manjushree mantra is Om A Ra Pa Ca Na Dhih.
Iconography of Vajrapani
Vajrapani is presented at the bottom right corner of the Sitatapatra in the thangka. Vajrapani 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.
The Vajrapani mantra is om vajrapani hum phat.
|Size||80 x 60cm|
|Material||Cotton Canvas and Mineral colors|