This beautiful hand painted Tibetan thangka painting depicts Vajrakilaya རྡོ་རྗེ་ཕུར་པ།, also known as Vajrakumara རྡོ་རྗེ་གཞོན་ནུ།. Vajrakilaya is a wrathful deity that embodies the enlightened activity of all the buddhas. His practice is known for being the most powerful for removing obstacles, destroying the negative forces hostile to compassion and purifying spiritual pollution. Vajrakilaya is also one of the eight forms of Heruka ཧེ་རུ་ཀ་.
Depicted in the thangka above Vajrakilaya is Garuda ཁྱུང་།, a mythical bird-like creature that is fighting the nagas.
The thangka is painted entirely by hand on cotton canvas using natural mineral and vegetable pigments with 24K gold details. The complicated designs, intricate brushstrokes, and extraordinary detail make these thangkas authentic works of Buddhist art. A true masterpiece, this traditional Buddhist painting is the perfect addition to your home, meditation space, room shrine or altar space.
Handcrafted by master local artists in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.
Size: Full canvas measures approximately 30*24 centimeters. Inside painted area measures about 24*20 centimeters.