Pancha Rakshya

On Exhibition

Medium: Poster on Cotton Canvas 
Size: 40 x 40 inch
Year: 2021

About the Art

Pancha Rakshya

The 'Five Protectors' are a group of five female deities that are the personifications of five early Buddhist texts (sutra). These five deities, each have specific functions and are directed towards accomplishing worldly welfare and happiness, preventing and surviving natural disasters, curing snakebites, overcoming fear and averting pestilence and epidemics. 

The Five Pancha Raksha:

- Maha Pratisara

- Maha Sahasrapramardini

- Mahamayuri

- Sitavati

- Mantramanudharani

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