The Nepali artisan completed our Yellow Dzambhala Sculpture on snow lion with the crown and jewels of a Bodhisattva. At the request of the buyer we will be happy to adorn the crown and jewels of the deity with turquoise and red coral stones before delivery. As a result, the stones will embellish the sculpture and inspire all who see it.
Our Yellow Dzambhala sculpture on snow lion mount originated as the god of wealth known as Kubera in Hinduism. However, when Dzambhala was adopted into Buddhism he became associated with additional virtues such as equanimity and generosity. Indeed, he is the embodiment of Ratnasambhava who is the Dhyani Buddha of equanimity. It is the Buddhist mandate of Dzambhala to make basic necessities accessible to the less fortunate.
Features of Yellow Dzambhala Sculpture on Snow Lion
This Yellow Dzambhala on snow lion has the banner of victory leaning against his right shoulder. It is an auspicious Tibetan symbol representing the Buddha’s victory over the demon Mara. Additionally, he holds his mongoose named Nehulay in his left hand. Nehulay is always spewing forth precious jewels from his mouth to give to devotees.
Dzambhala is one of the eight Dharmapala who is responsible for the protection of the Dharma. This task was given to him by Shakyamuni Buddha after Dzambhala protected him from the demon Mara. The snow lion is also an important symbol of bravery and protection for those with perfected minds. As a result, the snow lion is commonly featured with Buddhist deities in sculptures and paintings. There are 5 emanations of Dzambhala, the Yellow Dzambhala is the most popular. Click here to learn more about the Dzambhalas.