Fully Gold Plated Guru Padmasambhava Statue

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US$690.00
SKU BST340

Here is a handcrafted Guru Padmasambhava also known as Guru Rinpoche statue. This high quality and gold plated statue of the Guru is made by a fourth generation sculptor in Nepal. Highly decorated with meticulous carving and smooth surface makes this statue unique.

Padmasambhava was the most powerful apostle of Tantricism and is a very eminent saint in the spiritual lineage of the Nyingmapa order of Tibetan Buddhism of which he was the founder. He was born out of a lotus flower (Padma), in Lake Dhankasha in Udiayana, an ancient city of India. He received great notoriety as a powerful exorcist and was invited by King Trisong Detsen in ca. 715 to come to Tibet to subdue the local spirits obstructing the introduction of Buddhism. Using Phur-Pa (ceremonial "tent-stake") rituals, Padmasambhava convinced the local spirits to become protectors of the Dharma (Dharmapalas). He lived in Tibet for 50 years.

Size: 6"L X 4"D X 8.8"H/ 15 cm L X 10 cm D X 22 cm H
Weight: 1420 grams approx