Yellow Dzambhala is depicted wearing the crown and jewels of a Bodhisattva and his snow lion mount stands on a single lotus pedestal. This Yellow Dzambhala Tibetan thangka painting is created by our master artisan in Patan, Nepal. Our thangka artists were trained in the creation of traditional Tibetan art at the renown Kathmandu Tibetan thangka painting schools.
As a result, when you purchase this Yellow Dzambhala Tibetan thangka painting you can rest assured that you have procured a monastic quality Tibetan thangka for sale. The painting is completed in striking vibrant colors and comes complete with a silk brocade.
Classic Features of Yellow Dzambhala Tibetan Thangka
In this Yellow Dzambhala Tibetan thangka painting he is depicted riding sidesaddle on a white snow lion. Additionally, he holds the victory banner in his right hand. The victory banner is an auspicious Tibetan symbol affiliated with Dzambhala’s victory over inequality. He also holds his mongoose “Nehulay” who is always spitting forth precious jewels. The mongoose is a animal that by nature will defeat snakes. However, as the pet of Dzambhala Nehulay symbolizes Dzambhala’s protection of the nagas.
Buddhist Origins of Yellow Dzambhala
Yellow Dzambhala is a Bodhisattva that is venerated in Tibetan Buddhist beliefs. He is one of five Jambhalas and he is associated with the Buddhist virtue of equanimity. Additionally, he is an embodiment of the Buddha Ratsnasambhava who is one of the Five Wisdom Tathagatas. This makes Dzambhala a member of the “jewel” family.
Indeed, “Ratsna” is the Sanskrit word for jewel. Our Yellow Dzambhala Tibetan Thangka painting represents the eradication of poverty and hardship. He also encourages devotees to enrich themselves with the Dharma teachings. Click here to learn more about the five Dzambhalas.