Fine Quality 13 Namgyalma / Namgyal Buddha Statue Partially Gold Gilded Copper Alloy with Gold Painted Face. Namgyalma The Crowned Mother Buddha. Namgyalma the victorious hair or crowned mother Buddha. Namgyalma is a female bodhisattva with three faces and eight arms and one of the three reverend deities of longevity. Her middle face and eight arms are white, symbolizing the elimination of disasters. There is an eye on each side of her forehead and a coronal is twisting around her painted on her crown. As required by the sutra of measurements for the construction of statues, this mother Buddha should be moulded as a maiden of 16 years old. Half of hair should be braided with the remaining hair hanging down and the tip being longer than her elbows. Her face should resemble sesame and her eyes red lotus petals. The yellow face on the left side symbolizes benefit and longevity and the blue face on the right side symbolizes the defeat of devils. The mother Buddha is holding a double Dorje on the one hand of her main arm and rope on the other hand. While the palm of her third hand is facing the front to gratify peoples wishes. On the left side, her first hand is holding up, while her second hand is grasping a bow and her third hand is holding an Amrita- Kalash with a flower in bloom. According to the Buddhist scriptures, the followers who practices Buddhism should regard the victorious hair Crowned Mother Buddha as a female Bodhisattva who rids of miseries and disasters. Practicing her dharma can help lengthen their span of life, increase their happiness and wisdom, eliminate their sins and shield them from evil omen. This sculpture is a beautiful depiction of Namgyal. Expertly cast from copper alloy and gilded with 24 karat gold and gold painted face, the figure sits regally upon a single lotus throne, expressing a graceful and dignified presence. This sculpture was individually handcrafted in Patan, Nepal by master artisans of the Shakya clan who are considered among the best in the world. These craftsmen are the modern heirs to a centuries-old tradition of creating sacred art for use in temples and monasteries. The fine metalworking techniques have been passed down from generation to generation since ancient times and over all, the stunning gold gilding gives the sculpture a luminous quality, evoking the enlightened spiritual presence of the Buddha. Namgyalma Buddha Statue – Gold Gilded Copper Alloy with Gold Painted Face. Lost Wax Method, Copper Alloy with 24 Karat Gold Gilded. 6.0 kg / 13.2 lbs. The item “Gold Face Painted Hand Carved 13 Namgyal Copper with Gold Gilded Statue Nepal” is in sale since Sunday, November 6, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Buddhism\Statues & Figures”. The seller is “shakya_statues_trade” and is located in Patan. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Manufacture: Nepal