Art & Sculptures from Nepal
What do the Tibetans, when unhappy in love, do to win over their beloveds? They
pray to Kurukulla, the wrathful manifestation of Goddess Tara. There she stands,
precariously balanced, bathed in sensuous gold, holding her flowery weapons. The
erotic symbolism is emphasized in her sadhana. For subjugating a man, the
flower-hook and arrow are visualized as piercing his heart, while for attracting
a woman, these attributes penetrate her reproductive organ.
One of the most marvelous achievements of the Newari craftsman has been the
successful rendering of a peculiar form of Avalokiteshvara. Iconographic canons
mention him with eleven heads piled over in five layers. Not only that, he has a
thousand hands, on the palm of each of which is inscribed an eye, symbolizing
the all-seeing compassion typical of this bodhisattva.
Baby Ganesha crawling on the ground, much like the child Krishna; Achalanatha,
the wrathful immovable Buddha; a rare sculpture of Hanuman, a jubilant
expression on his face and finally an eight inch high White Tara, aesthetically
pleasing and affordable.
A unique rendition of Shiva, his hair blue in the typical Nepalese style, seated
on a lion skin placed on a mount. The Medicine Buddha, his robe lavishly carved
over with the endless knot in silver, as is his lotus seat enriched with the
same precious metal. Then there is a thirteen-inch high, affordable sculpture of
Buddhist Art & Sculptures - An Exhaustive
Collection of Buddhist art from India, Nepal and Tibet.
Nepalese Lost Wax Sculptures - Deities
wrathful and peaceful. Sculpted out of Copper through the lost wax process.
Paintings - Yantras, Mantras, and Mandalas,
all created by hand, according to the ancient iconography of Tantra. Also, a
wide selection of deities and abstract diagrams, from the Tantric Pantheon.
Thangka Paintings - Thangka Paintings created
by monks in Kathmandu (Nepal) and Tibet. Each thangka comes framed in
traditional Tibetan silk brocade and veil.