5.4 WHTE MAHAKALA

20 x 31.5 inch / 52 x 80 cms
WHTE MAHAKALA
 

Mahâkâla (tib.: Nag po chen po) belongs to the Dharmapalas, the protectors of the Buddhism. There are 75 different kind of manifestations. This Thangka shows him as the wrathful white protector with six arms.

Mahakala is one of the Eight Guardians of the Law, whose duty is to protect Buddhism against its enemies. In this six-armed manifestation, he tramples on the obstacle-creating, prostrate Ganesha.

He is the wrathful deity that destroys mind chatter and brings our minds back into attentive focus.