Amoghpasa Lokesvara

Key Sketch

Siddhi Muni Shakya
1951 C.E.

Traditional Buddhist Iconography

About the Art

The popularity of Amoghpasa Lokesvara was developed in Nepal from the middle ages. His name proposes that he is the Lord of World with an infallible noose, which leads all the sentient beings out of suffering to enlightenment. He has eight hands with right-hand showing gesture of fearlessness (Abhaya Mudra), the boon granting gesture (Varada Mudra), the noose, and holding the string of beads. Whereas in his left hand holding a trident (Trishula), a holy scripture, a white lotus, and a water pot (Kalash).

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