Mandala with Kuber Thangka

Mandala with Kuber Thangka

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Handpainted Vegetable colour-Gold paint Mandala Thangka with Kuber. A thangka is a classical and stylised form of Nepalese and Tibetan painting, consisting of a painted picture panel surrounded by a textile mantle that is supported by scroll sticks and overlain with a silk cover. The notorious Kuber is the keeper of the wealth. A blessing by Lord shiva that granted him the supremacy of being called as the “God of Wealth” in spite of intending to steal his temple. We all are aware of the fact that people worship Lord Kuber and Goddess Lakshmi and it is deemed auspicious. A big misconception in Indian mythology is that Lakshmi is the “Goddess of wealth”. “Kuber” on the other hand is actually the one who is the God of wealth while Lakshmi is the “Goddess of Fortune”. As fortune is usually associated with wealth, the misbelief has risen.Here is the intriguing tale of rags to riches(if we may say so) or thief to a demi-god. A mandala is a geometric configuration of symbols. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may be employed for focusing attention of practitioners and adepts, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space and as an aid to meditation and trance induction. One well-known type of mandala is the mandala of the "Five Buddhas", archetypal Buddha forms embodying various aspects of enlightenment.

A mandala is a geometric configuration of symbols. In various spiritual traditions, mandalas may be employed for focusing attention of practitioners and adepts, as a spiritual guidance tool, for establishing a sacred space and as an aid to meditation and trance induction. In the Eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Shintoism it is used as a map representing deities, or specially in the case of Shintoism, paradises, kami or actual shrines.