Delicately Hand-Carved Yamantaka Mantra Practice Statue for Meditation and Ritual
We, Vajrayana artists from Kathmandu Valley, have masterfully hand-carved the Yamantaka mantra practice statue in the traditional Himalayan style. This piece is comprised of oxidized copper, lending it the classic antique look. It is also partially gilded in gold, which adds more opulence to the piece. The deity is depicted with a 3 bull's head and 34 arms, each carrying items symbolic of his divine abilities. He can be seen standing with his consort on top of a sun disc lotus seat. A great halo of blazing fire surrounds the deity. The deity is shown stepping on different creatures that represent the obstacles to achieving enlightenment, so his stepping signifies his triumph over such obstacles. Crafted with the utmost care and precision, this statue boasts intricate details.
The statue is perfect for any devotee like yourself and can be used for various Buddhist rituals and activities like meditation and yoga.
Size: 14.9"/38cm (Height) x 11.4"/29cm (Base)
Weight: 7.84 kg
Material: 24K Gold Gilded, Copper Body, Acrylic Paintings
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, 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, 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.