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New Newar Prints 2017

Mahavidya Chinnamasta

Mahavidya Chinnamasta

Artist : Sundar Sinkhwal

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Chinnamasta or Chinnamunda, the ‘Severed Head or Decapitated’ goddess, is the third of the ten ‘Great Knowledge’ or Mahavidya goddesses. Collectively these ten mahavidyas represent the specific manifestations of the 'great goddess' Devi or Durga, who assumed these powerful aspects in order...

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Shastradhara Hevajra

Shastradhara Hevajra

Artist : Dinesh Charan Shrestha

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This elaborate painting by Dinesh Charan Shrestha took more than a year to complete and is his most ambitious composition to date. It depicts the central image of Weapon-bearing Hevajra and his consort Nairatma, with the eight aspects of Bhairava (Skt. astabhairava) and the ‘Eight Mother’...

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Mahalakshmi and Matrikas

Mahalakshmi and Matrikas

Artist : Samundra Man Singh Shrestha

Price : £60.00

Within a sombre landscape of the five elements, Mahalaskmi, the 'Great Auspicious' matrika or ‘mother goddess’ stands gracefully in tribhanga or ‘triple bend’ posture upon the golden seed-head of an ornate pink lotus-throne. She is golden-yellow in complexion, with three eyes, four...

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Mahavidya Bagalamukhi

Mahavidya Bagalamukhi

Artist : Samundra Man Singh Shrestha

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Bagalamukhi, the ‘Crane-headed One’, appears as the eighth of the ten mahavidya goddesses, and she is also known by the names of Bagala (the crane): Pitambara-devi (the yellow-clad goddess): Bakamukhi (heron-faced), and as Vagla or Vagalamukhi. Her legend relates how an asura demon...

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Samvara & Vajravarahi

Samvara & Vajravarahi

Artist : Samundra Man Singh Shrestha

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B/W Padmapani Lokeshvara

B/W Padmapani Lokeshvara

Artist : Amrit Dangol

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This black and white painting of Avalokiteshvara as Padmapani, meaning the ‘Lotus in Hand’, is a copy of a famous composition made by the legendary Newar artist, Anandamuni Shakya, in the early1940’s, which hung in the old royal palace of Hanuman Doka in Kathmandu’s Durbar Square. Anandamuni was...

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Amitabha-Amitayus

Amitabha-Amitayus

Artist : Hari Prasad Vaidya

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This small composition depicts the crowned sambhogakaya form of Amitabha Buddha in his long-life red aspect as Amitayus, the "Buddha of Infinite Life". Amitayus sits in vajra-posture upon his peacock throne, with his hands resting together upon his lap in the dhyana-mudra of...

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B/W Amitayus

B/W Amitayus

Artist : Devendra Man Sinkhwal

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This monochromatic sepia composition depicts Amitayus, the long-life sambhogakaya aspect of red Amitabha Buddha, the nirmanakaya-buddha of 'Boundless Light'. Amitayus, the buddha of 'Boundless Life' sits in vajra-posture upon a white moon disc, an open lotus, and an ornate...

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Padma Nrityanath Lokeshvara

Padma Nrityanath Lokeshvara

Artist : Devendra Man Sinkhwal

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Padma Nrityanath, or Padma Narteshvara (Tib. Padma gar-gyi dbang phyug), meaning the ‘Lotus Lord of the Dance’, is a graceful aspect of Avalokiteshvara with one face and either two, eight, or eighteen arms. He appears here in this sepia composition in his white eight-armed aspect, as he...

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Kalaratri

Kalaratri

Artist : Devendra Man Sinkhwal

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Kalaratri, meaning the "Dark Night", is the seventh of the nine aspects of the great Hindu goddess Durga, who is worshipped over a ten-day period in an annual autumnal festival known as Durga Puja in India, and Dashain in Nepal. This festival commemorates Durga’s ultimate victory over the...

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Dhumavati

Dhumavati

Artist : Devendra Man Sinkhwal

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Dhumavati, meaning the "Smoke-coloured or Smoky-one", is listed as the seventh of the ten mahavidya or 'Great Knowledge' goddesses, and is the most inauspicious in appearance. She takes the form of an elderly and ugly widow (Skt. vidhava), a role that has always held a somewhat...

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Tripura Sundari on Mahavidya Throne

Tripura Sundari on Mahavidya Throne

Artist : Ratna Gopal Sinkhwal

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Tripura Sundari, the "Beautiful Lady (Skt. sundari) of the Three Cities (Skt. tripura)", appears as the third of the ten Mahavidya or ‘Great Knowledge’ goddesses. Among her thousand epithets she is also known by the names of: Sodashi (sixteen year-old), Lalita (playful), and...

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Chandamaharoshana

Chandamaharoshana

Artist : Raj Prakash Tuladhar

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Chandamaharoshana, meaning the "Extremely Violent and Wrathful One", is a ferocious aspect of blue Akshobhya Buddha, who is also known as Achala. The Chandamaharoshana Tantra is an Anuttarayoga or 'Supreme Yoga' practice of the 'father-tantra' class, which emphasizes the development of...

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Mahakali Enthroned

Mahakali Enthroned

Artist : Amrit Dangol

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Painted by Amrit Dangol over a four-month period, this composition depicts Mahakali, the "Great Black" goddess, squatting upon the ‘corpse-throne’ of quiescent Shiva and wrathful Mahakala as she engages in ‘reversed sexual union’ (Skt. viparita-rati) with her lord, Shiva-Mahadeva. Kali...

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B/W Chinnamasta Yantra

B/W Chinnamasta Yantra

Artist : Gyankar Vajracharya

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Chinnamasta, meaning the "Severed Head" goddess, appears as the sixth of the ten Mahavidya or "Great Knowledge" goddesses of the Shakta-tantra tradition, and is by far the most striking. As both a Hindu and Buddhist goddess of self-sacrifice, she also manifests in the Vajrayana Buddhist tradition...

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Five-faced Siddhi Lakshmi

Five-faced Siddhi Lakshmi

Artist : Gyankar Vajracharya

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Siddhi Lakshmi, meaning the "Auspiciously Accomplished One", is a fierce manifestation of the powerful Hindu goddess Durga, where ‘accomplished’ means both spiritual power and magical abilities. Along with Shaivite-related goddesses like Guhyeshvari, Tripura Sundari and Taleju, she is one of the...

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Nine-faced Siddhi Lakshmi

Nine-faced Siddhi Lakshmi

Artist : Gyankar Vajracharya

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Siddhi Lakshmi, meaning the "Auspiciously Accomplished One", is a powerful tantric manifestation of the great Hindu goddess Durga, with ‘accomplished’ implying both spiritual power magical abilities. Along with Shaivite-related regal goddesses like Guhyeshvari, Tripura Sundari and Taleju, she is...

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Guhyeshvari Assembly

Guhyeshvari Assembly

Artist : Gyankar Vajracharya

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Guhyeshvari, meaning the "Secret Goddess", appears here in her nine-headed and twelve-armed tantric aspect upon her complex throne. She is powerful, semi-wrathful and dark-blue in colour, and stands in dancing bow-and-arrow posture with her left foot resting on the back of a brown jackal above the...

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Two-Armed Ganesh

Two-Armed Ganesh

Artist : Raj Prakash Tuladhar and Ram Shrestha

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This vibrant composition by the Newar artists Raj Prakash Tuladhar and Ram Prakash Shrestha depicts the elephant-headed deity, Ganesh or Ganapati, in his white two-armed aspect. His three-eyed face gazes towards the right, his forehead is marked with the three vermilion lines and lower crescent of...

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Tripura Bhairavi

Tripura Bhairavi

Artist : Ritesh Shahi

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Bhairavi, meaning the "Terrible or Terrifying", is the female counterpart of Bhairava, the wrathful form of Rudra-Shiva, and appears as the fifth of the ten Mahavidya or "Great knowledge" goddesses. Like Bhairava she has many different forms, and is depicted here in her four-armed aspect as Tripura...

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Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

Life of Shakyamuni Buddha

Artist : Ujay Bajracharya

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This small painting by Ujay Bajracharya depicts the three principal events in the life of Gautama Buddha or Shakyamuni - his birth, enlightenment, and his final passing into Parinirvana. These events are traditionally commemorated in the Buddhist festival known Wesak, Vesak, or Buddha Purnima,...

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