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Namsarai - god of wealth
(tib. Rnam-thos sras)

The great Dharmapala(Protector of the Teaching) Vaishravana (Rnam-thos sras), guardian deity of the north and god of wealth, sits astride a ravishing white snow lion holding a victory banner and a plump, jewel-spouting mongoose (who symbolizes generosity, as it conquers the snakes of avarice).

This thangka was ordered by Buddhist Community of a small village Tabtanai, Aginsky district (Buryatia, Russia).

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169x85,5 cm., (67,5x33,6 inches)

canvas, mineral colors, gold


Copyright © 2002, N. Dudka
Design: S. Tarasenko
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