This Buddha is from the ancient monastery Shikshin in Karashar, western Tibet. It is a depiction of Buddha Shakyamuni prepared to come to your aid as he blesses all with loving compassion. A rare and beautiful depiction from a powerful remote place. The craftsmanship is stunning detail - 18k gold bu..
A simple master crafted Buddha from the Tibetan/Nepali boarder. He is craved of wood with straight-forward power and presence. He sits in the earth-touching pose representing the moment of Enlightenment - size; 10.75 inches tall x 7.25" across x 4.25" deep. A lovely presence to bless alter or home. ..
An extraordinary example of Tibetan art; (approximately 50 yrs. old) - made with devotion and remarkable craftsmanship. The pot itself is silver and the decorative portions are gold burnished. Dragons adorn the handle and spout. The central mandala is a depiction of the Shamatha meditation (Tranquil..
Chen Resik (compassionate protecter of Tibet) - this beautiful rupa is 19” tall x 8.25” across x 5.5” deep. Created using the lost wax method in copper he is decorated with tiny gemstones of lapis, turquoise & coral. (07/09#7) - larger photos are available upon request...
A 500 year old Thangka from Tibet. Worn by centuries of use but still beautiful and unique. A fine example of early Tibetan devotional art - in fair condition. (#159). Blessing Mantras, apparently to the three Jewels, are clearly readable on the back of painting. Size: 41" tall x 26" across Larger p..
In Buddhist temples across Tibet the conch is traditionally used to call the monks to service. This conch (Sankha) trumpet is another extraordinary example of the intricate craftsmanship of Tibet. The shell is decorated with the eight auspicious symbols of Tibetan Buddhism, turquoise and carnelian ...
These rare and beautiful jewels are wisdom Dakini's from the Himalayas; Buddhist masters - two consorts of Padmasambhava and great tantric Buddhist teachers of Tibet; Dakini ‘Yeshe Tsogyal’ & ‘Tashi Kyedren’ Made of precious rosewood they appear to be once apart of a complex statue. 8 inches tal..
The sound of the Ganta (bell) is regarded as auspicious in Tibet; it is used to drive away negative attachments. Representing wisdom, (feminine) it is always in consort with the Vajra compassion (masculine). This is a powerful and ancient set (note - the Vajra is old but not the original - alas lost..
Each Gau, (earth touching Buddha) is unique and carries bits of prayer scarves, Bodhisattva symbols or statue and/or other precious items inside. In this fashion a nomadic Tibetan will always have a bit of the sacred with him or her. Found during a recent pilgrimage - size; 3.5” tall x 3” wide and c..