Mahakala is the wrathful emanation of the Buddha of Compassion appearing in the form of a Dharma Protector. Mahakala, known as Daheitian in Chinese, has two, four, or six arms. The two-armed Mahakala is the karma protector of the Karma Kagyu School. He has a wrathful expression to subdue inner demons. He is a symbol of fearlessness.

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  • Two Armed Mahakala
    ( 45 x 58 cm )

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    The two-armed “Black-Cloaked Mahakala” is a protector of the Karma Kagyu school clad in the cloak of a māntrika “warlock”. His imagery derives from terma of the Nyingma school and was adopted by the Karma Kagyu during the time

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  • The Swift-acting Six-armed Mahakala
    ( 45 x 58 cm )

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    The Swift-acting Six-armed Awareness Protector, the special protector of the Shangpa Kagyu tradition and its followers, commonly known as the Six-armed Mahakala, a wrathful emanation of the Great Compassionate One, Arya Avalokiteshvara, a Dharmapala whose transmission originated with the

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  • Four Armed Mahakala
    ( 45 x 58 cm )

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    Mahakala looks wrathful and is bedecked with serpents. He wears a garland of severed heads and a crown of five skulls, which represents five poisons of delusions namely lust, hatred, ignorance, pride and jealousy transformed into the wisdom of

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  • Two Armed Dwarf mahakala
    ( 38 x 50 cm )

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    The legendary history of Mahakala was written by Khedrup Khyungpopa, founder of the Shangpa Kagyu tradition, in the eleventh century. He says that the reason for the special powers and effectiveness of Mahakala goes back to Avalokiteshvara’s vow to

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  • Four – Armed Mahakala
    ( 38 x 50 cm )

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    This thangka depicts a four-armed aspect of Mahakala, one of the eight great Dharmasalas, or Dharma Defenders. Also known as the Protector of Wisdom, Mahakala is a wrathful deity who courageously protects the Buddhist teachings and those who study

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  • Six Armed Mahakala Thangka
    ( 69 x 97 cm )

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    Six-armed Mahakala is a Dharmapala of Buddhism and the incarnation of Avalokitesvara. He has a dark blue body with one face, six arms and three red and glaring eyes. Raging flames are spurting from all parts of his body,

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  • Mahakala Black Thangka
    ( 69 x 97 cm )

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    Mahakala is depicted in a number of variations, each with different qualities and accouterments. In most depictions, such as this one of his four-armed form, he wears a crown of five skulls.

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  • Six Armed Mahakala
    ( 25 x 33 cm )

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    The Six-Armed Mahakala is the ferocious form of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara.In the painting, Mahakala is seen furious with six hands holding his horrific ritual implements.

     

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  • Six Armed Mahakala
    ( 58 x 84 cm )

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