Gold Plated Guru Padmasambhava Statue, 4"
This Guru Padmasambhava sculpture is totally handcrafted in Nepal. Completely made of copper, this sculpture is the production of a fourth era artist.
Padmasambhava was the most remarkable missionary of Tantricism and is an extremely famous holy person in the profound heredity of the Nyingmapa request of Tibetan Buddhism of which he was the originator. He was conceived out of a lotus blossom (Padma), in Lake Dhankasha in Udiayana, an old city of India. He got incredible reputation as an amazing exorcist and was welcomed by King Trisong Detsen in ca. 715 to come to Tibet to repress the neighborhood spirits impeding the presentation of Buddhism. Utilizing Phur-Pa (stately "tent-stake") customs, Padmasambhava persuaded the nearby spirits to become defenders of the Dharma (Dharmapalas). He lived in Tibet for quite a long time.
Master Rinpoche, or valuable educator, is normally known as Padmasambhava - the 'lotus conceived'. Known as the second buddha who engendered the Buddhadharma all through Tibet, he is viewed as the total encapsulation of all Buddhas of the three kayas.
Material: Copper with Gold Plated
Face: Gold Painted
Making Process: Lost-Wax System, Making a statue is the work of various specialist craftsmen in: wax casting, metal casting, engraving and eventually 24k gold gilding and / or stone setting.
Each of these steps must be performed with excellence to produce statues of the highest quality. The lost wax method is the oldest and most refined method used by sculptors in Nepal.
Protecting the Face
As the face is painted it is highly recommended that the face of the statue is to be greatly taken care of as it requires a very professional and skilled face artist to repair the face of dirt and damages. Commonly to protect it from damage the statue with painted face is placed under a glass box and it is always covered with a cotton face mask if it has to be moved
All our statues are handmade. Each piece is unique and it is impossible to reproduce exactly the same. Slight differences may therefore appear in the shapes, proportions, colors and / or materials used in our descriptions and specification sheets.
Weight: 0.5 kg 1.10 lbs