Zambala statue

Praying Tibetan Yellow Zambala Statue

Tibetan Buddhism has a wealth of powerful symbols and statues, each with their own unique meaning and purpose. One such statue is that of Zambala, the god of wealth and abundance. Zambala statues are commonly used in meditation and prayer to invoke his blessings and bring prosperity and abundance into one's life.

Yellow Zambala is of the most popular among five Tibetan Zambala deity who is believed to be an emanation of Buddha Ratnasambhava. He has the ability to remove poverty within the six realms, increasing faiths, lifespan, and wisdom. Yellow Zambala or Jambala is revered as a wealth and prosperity deity. He is often depicted in art as a plump, happy figure with a pot belly, holding a wealth vase and various other symbols of wealth and prosperity. If you would like to pray to a Tibetan Zambala statue, here are some steps you can follow:

  1. Find a quiet place where you can sit or stand comfortably, with the statue within view.

  2. Begin by taking a few deep breaths and calming your mind.

  3. Offer a traditional Tibetan Buddhist greeting, such as "Om Mani Padme Hum," which translates to "Hail to the Jewel in the Lotus."

  4. Hold your hands in the traditional Tibetan prayer position, with your palms pressed together in front of your chest.

  5. Recite the following prayer, or any other prayer or mantra that holds special meaning for you:

" Om Jambhala Jalendraye Svaha"

This prayer invokes the blessings and protection of Zambala.

  1. Visualize Zambala seated in front of you, surrounded by a bright, white light. Imagine him offering you his compassionate gaze and his wealth and prosperity.

  2. Spend some time in silence, focusing on the image of Zambala and the feelings of abundance and prosperity that he represents.

  3. When you are ready, offer a traditional Tibetan Buddhist closing, such as "Domo Geshe La" or "Namaste," which means "I honor the divine within you."

Remember that the most important aspect of prayer is your intention and the feelings of devotion and reverence that you bring to it. Whether you are praying to a statue or simply focusing on the image of Zambala in your mind, the important thing is to cultivate a sense of connection with this deity and the qualities that he represents. Normally, yellow Zambala statue is kept in north part and facing south.