Odser Chen-ma (Marichi)

Odser Chen-ma (tib. odser chenma) is the Goddess of dawn. Yellow, with one face and two hands, right arm in the gesture of higher granting extended forward, the left one is quietly keeps the nectar vase at the base of the body.

Calm, smiling, young, she is adorned with soar colorful silks and gold jewelry, a gold crown, earrings, necklaces and other Bodhisattva marks.

Believers invoke Odser Chen-ma on sunrise or at the beginning of the journey. She protects a person during journey, guards him from thieves and bandits.

Similarly, if the vital energy of a person (tib. la) was stolen or destroyed by any  forces, Odser Chen-ma helps to return and rebuild it.

Odser Chen-ma (Marichi)

2008, 69 x 44.5 cm

canvas, mineral pigments, gold, brocade, silk


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