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Yamantaka Thangka @ NORBULINGKA. Art Experience NYC www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Yamantaka, who is Manjushri in the form of a Yidam (or medtational deity) from the Highest Yoga Tantra classification of Buddhist practices.

Thangkas and Sacred Tibetan Art - the decoration on the head is somewhat similar to ancient Egypt (lines). The three faces are something like we would call trinity, in the west.

My yoga novel "Ashram" draws on ancient wisdom and practice. Tankas and sacred Tibetan art

https://www.l-seifert.de/bilder-religionen/Avalokiteshvara.html Mahakala. Thangka of a seldom shown 4-armed form of the Dharmapala Mahakala (nagpo gonpo).

https://www.l-seifert.de/bilder-religionen/Avalokiteshvara.html Mahakala. Thangka of a seldom shown 4-armed form of the Dharmapala Mahakala (nagpo gonpo).

This represents the Chakrasamvara, an Heruka or meditational deity often depicted with a blue body, 4 faces and 12 arms. It is from the Sarma School of Tibetan Buddhism. In Western meditation, we often interpret it as gaining insights on the path to highest bliss.

Heruka Vajrasattva: Sessions of insight meditation alternate with sessions of a powerful purification practice in Heruka Vajrasattva. This combined approach ensures your progression on the path to liberation and enlightenment.

Mahakala

Picture of the dharmapala (”Defender of the Law”) Mahakala. Now in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

Mahakala the wrathful protector of the dharma in Tibetan Buddhism. His crown of skulls representing the transmutation of the 5 kleshas (negative afflictions) into the 5 wisdoms.

buddhabe: “Mahakala, the wrathful protector of the dharma in Tibetan Buddhism. His crown of skulls representing the transmutation of the 5 kleshas (negative afflictions) into the 5 wisdoms.

Colour Sensation

I love the colors of marine life! Nice shot of a tropical saltwater fish tank … lionfish, clown fish, anemones. Wish I could have salt water tank!