Guru Rinpoche Statue portrays the figure Padmasambhava, better known as Guru Padmasambhava or Guru Rinpoche. He holds huge reverence in Tibetan Buddhism and is remembered for introducing Buddhism to Tibet during the 8th century. Considered an enlightened master, a tantric practitioner and a second Buddha, Guru Rinpoche is a highly esteemed figure.
Guru Rinpoche is represented as a seated figure often referred to as "Padmasambhava in meditation" or "Padmasambhava in the lotus position." This depiction shows him seated on a lotus throne with his legs crossed in a meditative posture, with luxurious robes and adornments.
- Size: 22 cm x 15 cm
- Materials: Copper, Brass
- Origination: Nepal
Guru Rinpoche statues originate from many sources, such as bronze, brass, copper, wood, and luxurious gold or silver. Highly esteemed, these statues are frequently displayed in monasteries, temples, and personal altars. As a means to gain divine intervention, devotees often present prayers, prostration, and circumambulation to Guru Rinpoche statues.