Our Palden Lhamo statue was sculpted in Patan Nepal. All sculptures and ritual items are hand crafted according to the strict requirements of traditional Tibetan art. Therefore, she is depicted in fine detail with perfected symbolism according to Tibetan Buddhism. Additionally, the sculptor included a Bodhisattva crown and jewels which can be embellished with turquoise and red coral stones before delivery. At the request of the buyer we can adorn the statue crown and jewels at no extra cost before shipping.
The sculptors in Patan, Nepal use the lost wax method for casting metal statues. As a result, their statues are world class and have long been the preferred source of the Tibetan monasteries. As such, when you purchase this Palden Lhamo statue you can rest assured you have procured a monastic quality sculpture.
Palden Lhamo Statue Features:
Palden Lhamo is known as the “glorious goddess” in Tibet and she is the protector of the Dalai Lama lineage. Therefore, she is held with special regard in the Gelug Buddhist school and she is strongly affiliated with Guru Tsongkhapa. Additionally, ever since she appeared to the first Dalai Lama during his meditation her consultation has been sought to select each incarnation of the next Dalai Lama.
This hand crafted Palden Lhamo statue depicts her in her ferocious glory as she rides the wild mule across Asia to her new mountain home in Eastern Siberia. A ring of flames surrounding her and she holds the kapala skull cup in her left hand. Additionally, in her right hand she brandishes the demon taming staff. She rides on a saddle made from the skin of her son whom she killed and flayed.
Most certainly, she is a fearsome protector of the Dharma and she is the consort of Mahakala. She is accompanied with her retinue of Simha Mukhi in the rear and Maharavaktra leads her mule pulling its serpent reins. Click here to learn more about this ferocious Dharma protector.