Thangka paintings, traditional Tibetan pieces of Buddhist artwork with fine details and captivating hues, portray a variety of gods, bodhisattvas, and religious images. Zambala is believed to be a harbinger of luck and direction, rendering them a desirable choice for ornamenting one's household and workspace.
This Zambala Thangka painting shows a snow lion with soft, smooth brushstrokes and dainty watercolor washes for a dreamy, ethereal vibe. The snow lion is depicted in see-through shades of white and blue, seemingly appearing from a hazy realm.
Zambala, also known as Jambhala or Kubera, is a revered deity in Tibetan Buddhism associated with wealth, prosperity, and abundance. Zambala is often depicted seated on a lotus flower, which symbolizes purity and spiritual enlightenment. The snow lion, a mythical creature known for its strength and fearlessness, serves as Zambala's mount and represents his power and ability to overcome obstacles.