Mahakala

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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  • Palden Lhamo Tibetan Thangka
    ( 60 x 75 cm )

    $899

    Palden Lhamo Tibetan Thangka is handpainted by Thangka Artist living in Kathmandu Nepal. Palden Lhamo is also called as Shri Devi in Sanskrit.

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  • Palden Lhamo Thangka Painting
    ( 48 x 68 cm )

    $349

    Palden Lhamo Thangka Painting is handpainted by Thangka Artist living in Kathmandu Nepal. Palden Lhamo, Shri Devi, is a protecting Dharmapala.

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  • Two Armed Mahakala Thangka Painting
    ( 45 x 60 cm )

    From $299

    Two armed Mahakala is the god of protector of Karmapas. He is also called Bernakchen. He carries Trisula and Kapala in his two hands.

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  • Two Armed Mahakala
    ( 45 x 58 cm )

    From $199

    The two-armed “Black-Cloaked Mahakala” is a protector of the Karma Kagyu school clad in the cloak of a māntrika “warlock”.

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

    From $199

    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 )

    From $199

    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 )

    From $139

    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 )

    From $139

    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 )

    From $119

    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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