Rigsum Gonpo

Rigsum Gonpo (tib. rig sum gon po) —  bodhisattvas Avalokiteshvara, Manjushri and Vajrapani is a symbol of Compassion, Wisdom and Action of all Enlightened beings. This basic teaching of «Three Kings» derived from Kriya Tantra.Manjushri is Bodhisattva of Wisdom and consider as a symbol of the Mind of all Buddhas.

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara is as white as the moon and wears a crown of five Buddhas as a symbol of compassion.

Vajrapani is the Bodhisattva who represents the power of all the Buddha and they active compassionate actions. He can appear in many forms. Usually he has a dark blue body with one face, two arms and three eyes.

Above Manjushri in the center is Buddha Shakyamuni depicted among beautiful flowers. Je Tsongkhapa and H.H the XIV Dalai Lama on both sides from him.

Rigsum Gonpo

2004, 62 x 48,5 cm.

canvas, mineral pigments, gold, brocade, silk


Property of A. Idamjapov, Ulan-Ude (Russia)