Yamantaka Destroyer of the God of Death Statue | Himalayan Buddhist Art



Traditionally Hand-Carved Yamantaka Destroyer of the God of Death Statue 

This statue of the wrathful Yamantaka deity is comprised of oxidized copper that gives it its classic antique look. The deity is depicted with a bull's head and multiple hands, each holding different items. His consort accompanies him as he regally stands upon a moon disc lotus seat. The statue features detailed carvings, especially for the fiery flames surrounding him, forming a nimbus behind him. 

The intricate details on this statue will catch the eye and imbue any space with a sense of calm and serenity. a perfect souvenir for any devotee like yourself, can be used for Buddhist rituals, and is a great addition to your Altar.

Size: 14.1"/36cm (Height) x 10.2"/26cm (Base)
Weight: 5.96 kg
Material: Oxidized Copper Body

Yamantaka statue is shown in various ways, one of which is Yamataka Ekavira, which means "lone hero." He has a bull's or buffalo's head with long horns as the center head, among many other features. There are eight primary heads in all, with the Bodhisattva Manjushri's little crowned head at the pinnacle. Yamantaka, dressed in an elephant-skin robe, a garland of freshly cut human skulls, snakes, and interwoven bone ornament bracelets, necklaces, and a girdle. Except for his adornments, he is naked. A flaming halo is behind him, and his erect phallus has a crimson tip. He wields a chopping knife (Kartika) in his primary hands, symbolizing his power to sever the root of illusion.