«Buddha Amitabha», acrylic on canvas, 80 x 60 cm, 北京 2016
Amitābha (also Amida or Amitāyus, is a celestial buddha described in the scriptures of Mahāyāna Buddhism. Amitābha is the principal buddha in Pure Land Buddhism, a branch of East Asian Buddhism. In Vajrayana Buddhism, Amitābha is known for his longevity attribute, magnetising red fire element, the aggregate of discernment, pure perception and the deep awareness of emptiness of phenomena. According to these scriptures, Amitābha possesses infinite merits resulting from good deeds over countless past lives as a bodhisattva named Dharmakāra. “Amitābha” is translatable as “Infinite Light,” hence Amitābha is also called “The Buddha of Immeasurable Life and Light”.
Mantra: OM AMI DEVA HRI
«Padmasambhava», acrylic on canvas, 80 x 80 cm, 北京 2016
Padmasambhava (Skt.), or Padmakara (Skt. Padmākara; Tib. པདྨཱ་ཀ་ར་, པདྨ་འབྱུང་གནས་, Pemajungné; Wyl. pad+ma ‘byung gnas, in Sanskrit transliteration པདྨ་སམྦྷ་ཝ་) means ‘Lotus-born’, which refers to Guru Rinpoche’s birth from a lotus in the land of Oddiyana. Guru Rinpoche, the ‘Precious Master’, is the founder of Tibetan Buddhism and the Buddha of our time.
His mantra is OM AH HUM VAJRA GURU PADMA SIDDHI HUM
«Manjushri Riding a Lion», acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60 cm, 北京 2016
Manjushri is the embodiment of the knowledge and wisdom of all the buddhas. He is often depicted with his right hand holding a double-edged flaming sword and his left hand holding a lotus flower on which rests the Prajnaparamita (Great Wisdom) Sutra. He is often seen riding a lion. The Prajnaparamita Sutra on the lotus flower symbolizes wisdom as pure as lotus. The sword represents the sharpness of wisdom that to cut through illusion. The lion is called the king of a hundred animals, and this symbolizes the stern majesty of wisdom.
His mantra is OM A RA PA CA NA DHIH
«Vajrakilaya», acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60 cm, 北京 2016
Vajrakilaya is the wrathful heruka Vajrakilaya is the yidam deity who embodies the enlightened activity of all the buddhas and whose practice is famous for being the most powerful for removing obstacles, destroying the forces hostile to compassion and purifying the spiritual pollution so prevalent in this age.
His mantra is OM VAJRA KILIKILAYA SARWA BIGHNAN BAM HUNG PHAT
«Kurukulle», acrylic on canvas, 60 x 60 cm, 北京 2016
One Buddhist Dakini originating from the country of Uddiyana is the goddess Kurukulla. The name Kurukulla is translated into Tibetan as Rigjyedma (rig-byed-ma), “she who is the cause knowledge.”
Her mantra is OṂ KURUKLLE HRIḤ SVAHA