Kalachakra Shakti Thangka Painting draws upon the feminine power found within Tibetan Buddhism's Kalachakra Tantra. This complex and obscure scripture provides insight into life cycles, temporal structures, and spiritual growth. The female deity characterizing Shakti, or the Kalachakra Tantra's female aspect, is the centerpiece of the thangka. She is depicted as a wrathful goddess in an upright posture. The Kalachakra Shakti bears multiple arms, each exhibiting a symbol associated with the Kalachakra Tantra. These may comprise a flower, sword, vajra (a sign of proficient strategies), bell (a symbol of intelligence), and other emblems. These objects signify wisdom, strength, and the capacity to conquer sources of suffering and unawareness. The presence of such elements creates an atmosphere suitable to nullify the negative energies hindering the pursuit of spiritual objectives.
- Hand Painted
- Materials: Semi-Precious Natural Minerals
- Base: Cotton Canvas
- Origination: Nepal
The thangka's message and symbolism are meant to guide the viewer into moral and intellectual evolution, as well as provide courage to progress through spiritual obstacles. This is an invaluable tool for any seeker of knowledge and wisdom.