Tibetan Buddhist Art bookmark Padmasambhava

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Article number: TBA2006
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Bookmark "Padmasambhava" of Tibetan Buddhist Art. Padmasambhava is The Lotus-born (Tib.: Guru Rinpoche). At the front you'll find the mantra of Padmasambhava and at the backside the following text:

Padmasambhava is revered throughout the Himalayan ranges as the 'Second Buddha".
In the 8th century, King Trison Detsen invited Padmasambhava from India to assist in the founding of Buddhism in Tibet. Thanks to his activity, the Dharma was firmly established.

He was famous for performing miracles and through his awesome mastery of tantric practices, he is said to have transformed hostile spirits and negative forces into guardians and protectors of the Dharma. His powerful presence allowed the completion of Samye, the first Buddhist monastery in Tibet. His compassionate act of hiding numerous 'treasure texts' or 'termas' have secured the continued revelation of Vajrayana teachings for future generations. 

Padmasambhava's mark is to be found throughout the Himalaya ranges in and around the many caves he used for meditation. At these sites one can still find his hand and foot prints. 

The dimensions of the bookmark are 14.8 cm x 5.2 cm x 0.1 cm.

This bookmark is a design by Tibetan Buddhist Art - Copyright: © Carmen Mensink.

Weight: 2 grams
Dimensions: 14.8 cm x 5.2 cm x 0.1 cm
Material: Paper
Certification: None
Country of origin: The Netherlands
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