An extraordinary mandala featuring the Om Namo Narayanaya Mantra seamlessly weaves together elements of both Buddhist and Hindu art. This remarkable, specially commissioned piece showcases the mantra inscribed in a resplendent golden hue, meticulously crafted from semi-precious natural minerals, set against a regal royal blue background.
At the heart of the mandala lies the unmistakable Om symbol, encircled by a hexagram. The downward triangle embodies Shakti, the sacred essence of femininity, while the upward triangle symbolizes Shiva, representing the focused facets of masculinity. The harmonious convergence of these triangles symbolizes Creation, a divine manifestation emerging from the sacred union of male and female energies.
This incredibly unique and rare Thangka painting, brought to life at the request of Gammas Art Gallery, stands as an exquisite masterpiece, exuding both elegance and eccentricity. What sets it apart is the fact that it features the Hindu mantra, "Om Namo Narayanaya," which is not typically seen in traditional Tibetan Buddhist art. Beyond its aesthetic allure, this Tibetan Thangka serves a dual purpose, not merely as a captivating work of art but also as a meditation tool. Its presence promotes spiritual and emotional healing, harnessing the benevolent energy inherent in Tibetan Buddhist art. This unique creation is poised to captivate art enthusiasts and spiritual seekers alike, making it a valuable addition to any collection.
Om Namo Narayanaya is said to invoke the powerful and benevolent attention and blessings of Narayanaya (the Supreme Lord in the Hindu pantheon). Om is the cosmic sacred syllable, encompassing all of the Universe, energy, and consciousness. Namo means "to bow to." Narayanaya takes its root from the Sanskrit word for water, naara, while anaya means "resting place" or "shelter." Thus, the word is another name for the Hindu god Vishnu, whose resting place is water. Alternatively, naara can also mean "living entities," so Narayanaya can also mean the "resting place of all living entities."
Tibetan mandala is a tantric tool used for concentration and meditation. Tantra is an ancient Hindu practice which means ‘the weaving and expansion of energy’. It can help with tapping into and embracing our inherent energy to be more in tune with body, heart and soul.
Mandalas are perfectly shaped creating a sacred geometry. They are used as a spiritual guidance tool for establishing sacred space which is beneficial for the energy flow in the place they are hung.
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Om Namo Narayanaya Mandala | Hindu Mantra
- Limited Edition
- Dimensions: 60 x 60 cm | 23.6" x 23.6" inches
- Materials: Precious & Semi-Precious Himalayan Natural Pigments
- Canvas: Organic Cotton
- Medium: Acrylic Paint
- Origin: Nepal
- Commissioned by Gammas Art Gallery