This unique Kalchakra Mandala is hand- painted by the master artist in Kathmandu Valley. It is painted on Cotton canvas with Tibetan design. It comes unframed. You can frame it on western style framing or add on traditional style silk brocade.
Kalachakra represents time and everything is under the influence of time. The mandala includes deities which are equally accepted by Hindus, Jains and Buddhists. The Kalachakra Sand Mandala is a visual representation of the entire Kalachakra Tantra. It is also a two-dimensional representation of the five-story palace of the Kalachakra deity, in which a total of 722 deities resides, with Kalachakra and his consort Vishvamata united in an embrace of perpetual bliss at the very center.
Mandalas are a spiritual guidance tool for focusing attention, for establishing a sacred space and as an aid to meditation. A mandala is s spiritual symbol used in Buddhism and Hinduism to represent the Universe. In their classical forms, they are square with 4 gateways on each side and a central point containing a focus symbol. Each of the 4 doorways contains a different color representing each of the 4 elements;
- Black doorway represents Earth (mandala must be oriented so that black doorway points downwards)
- Yellow doorway represents Sun
- Blue doorway represents Water
- Red doorway represents Fire
A Mandala is from the artist's view point a bird’s eye view of a temple seen from above, similar to this Thangka painting.
- Product Size: 25cm X 25 cm
- Cotton Canvas
- Materials Used: Natural Colors