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 Dwarf mahakala$375,00( 38 x 50 cm )Quick View
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
four – Armed Mahakala$375,00( 38 x 50 cm )Quick View
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