BRONZE BUDDHAWOOD BUDDHASTONE BUDDHAJAPANESE NETSUKE
    
Last BuddhaBuddha Museum LogoFuture Buddha

Antique Tibetan Gilt Bronze Buddha
Chakrasambara
w/ Consort Vajrabarahi

Central Tibet, circa: 19th Century
H 16.5" (42cm.), W 10" (25cm.), D 7" (18cm.)

Condition : Excellent!

This spectacular and ferocious work reveals the sexual imagery of Vajrayana Buddhism and was created for use in meditation and devotional practice. Such imagery of the highest yoga tantra was kept secret, being deemed appropriate only for advanced practitioners, who, through the power of their creative visualization, can develop experience of emptiness, or Buddha nature.

chakrasambara Vajrabarahi

In this superbly cast and gilt silver sculpture Chakrasamvara is shown embracing his partner Vajrabarahi, who carries the skull cup in her forward right hand and an arrow in her other right hand, her forward left hand displaying the Katanga, a ritual staff with three human heads surmounted by a vajra, her lowered left hand holding the bow. Both figures carry identical attributes. The couple stand mirrored in a display of terrible invincibility; they literally dance in the air balancing on one foot as they surmount the goddess Kalaratri, who represents nirvana, showing Chakrasamvara’s rank of Buddhahood, in which he triumphs over the constraints of both samsara and nirvana. The figures were cast separately, as were the heads and the small figure of Kalaratri, and welded together after detailing. Each standing figure has four heads with fearsome expressions meticulously and wondrously rendered with incomparable skill in polychrome and cold gold. They are crowned with skulls and ornamented with garlands of freshly severed heads. His vermilion hair rises in plaited coils graced by a white crescent moon. As a peaceful deity her hair is painted blue. Their white teeth are individually defined. Both figures are adorned with necklaces, bracelets and anklets; the hands are delicately sculpted, each finger individually modeled and finished with upturned tips and fingernails

The base of the statue is sealed and engraved with a double vajra. Which indicates when the sculpture was completed a ceremony was held to call the deity into it; blessings were bestowed and prayers inserted into the piece. The quality of artistry in this work is superlative, yet beyond its excellence, it was created for Vajrayana practice as an instrument for realizing the highest yoga of the Diamond Vehicle, the Supreme Bliss. --RW

  

Chakrasambara

Bronze Chakrasambara
  
Sold To Private Collection
  
chakrasambara chakrasambara
  
  
 
Chakrasambara
  
Last BuddhaFuture Buddha
  
    
BRONZE BUDDHAWOOD BUDDHASTONE BUDDHAJAPANESE NETSUKE
    
SHAKYAMUNI ABOUT US
    


We accept all major credit cards via PayPal

No Packaging and Handling Fee
FREE SHIPPING IN THE U.S. FOR SELECTED ITEM

  

Authenticity Guaranteed
BuddhaMuseum.Com is specializing in temple and family worshipped Buddhist arts. We guarantee all artifacts to be genuine as described. It is our policy never to deliberately list fakes as genuine. All contemporary Buddhist art listed will always stated as such.

14 days Unconditional Money-back Guaranteed
Certificate of Authenticity upon request. Items that are significantly deviating from the information provided by us regarding culture and dating, may be returned for a prompt refund. Refund of the net sale price, excluding freight and insurance. Buyer to pay the return shipping cost.

  
Contact us: Info@BuddhaMuseum.comBuddhaMuseum.Com 2001-2018 Copyrights ©