Buddhist Statue: Guru Rinpoche, Trisong Detsen And Santaraksita
In this Traditional deity statue, Guru Rinpoche with Trisong Detsen and Santarakshita has shown brilliantly. This Sculpture is created in copper and gilded in 24K gold by a Nepali artist in Kathmandu.
Guru Rinpoche is portrayed seated on a magnificently crafted lotus. He has a vajra specter in his right hand and a skullcap with a jar of immortality in his left. The Khatvang trident, his celestial spouse of ecstasy and emptiness, is held in the curve of his left hand. His majestic robes have high patterns, and his ornaments have embedded with corals.
King Trisong Detsen, the monarch, oversaw Buddhism's official adoption as Tibet's national religion and established its royalty. He is portrayed seated with his right leg outstretched than his left. His right hand is resting on the knee, pointing down bhumisparsha posture, and his left hand is holding the dharma wheel, wearing a majestic robe. His headdress is magnificently crafted with stone and corals.
Shantarakshita is dressed modestly and wearing a pointed cap covering both ears, sat in Vajrasana position with a slight grin and pleasant look. His left-hand clutches a book, while his right hand is in Abhaya mudra.
Size: 11.02"/28cm (Height) x 7.4"/19cm (Base)
Weight: 3.814 kg
Total Weight: 8.79 kg
Material: 24K Gold Gilded, Copper Body, Acrylic Paintings
With his indestructible powers, Guru Padmasambhava (The Precious Guru), also known as the Guru Rinpoche, pacified many hostile forces impeding his enlightening activities. He was a Vajra teacher from India who brought Buddhism and the Tibetan language to Tibet. He is mighty and says that he can control demons and evil spirits.
Trisong Detsen was born in 790 to King Me Aktsomchen and Princess Chin Ch'eng Kun Chu and was crowned as the thirty-seventh emperor in Tibet's Dharma Kings dynasty at the age of thirteen.
According to legend, he was born into a royal family in Zahor, Bengal, and was ordained in the Nalanda monastery, where he became a great scholar. He is well known for two pieces of art. The first is "Compendium of Principles," a comprehensive examination and study of Indian philosophy's non-Buddhist and Buddhist schools. His other well-known work, "Ornament of the Middle Way," lays out his philosophical perspective,