KHADGAPANI (VAJRAPANI)

Sculptures

M Code: 13ST2020
Shaligram with wooden base
Size: 7 x 7.5

About the Art

Khadgapani (Vajrapani) is one of the earliest bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and escort of religious mystics and rose to symbolize the Buddha’s strength. In the Buddhist iconography, Khadgapani is regarded as one of three protective deities that surround Buddha. This is a unique sculpture of Khadgapani by Mr. Krishna Kalikote constructed in a sitting position and holding a Khadga (double-edged sword) in his right hand. Generally, Khadgapani is depicted in red color. This sculpture was constructed by the artist using Shaligram (fossilized shell).

खड्गपानी

खड्गपानी महायान बौद्ध धर्मको शुरुका बोधिसत्वहरु मध्ये एक हो। उनी धार्मिक रहस्यहरु को संरक्षक र अनुरक्षण हो र बुद्धको शक्ति प्रतीक हुन्। बौद्ध आइकनोग्राफीमा, खड्गपानीलाई बुद्धलाई चारै तिरबाट घेरेका तीन सुरक्षा देवताहरू मध्ये एक मानिन्छ।

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