Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Paintings > Thangka > Mother Goddess Chandi
Displaying 1 of 179         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Mother Goddess Chandi

Mother Goddess Chandi

Mother Goddess Chandi

Availability:
Sold Out
Specifications:

Tibetan Thangka Painting

Size of Painted Surface 12.0" X 16.0"
Size with Brocade 20.0" X 30.0"
Item Code:
TL25
Price:
$225.00
Discounted:
$180.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
You Save:
$45.00 (20%)
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Mother Goddess Chandi

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 5956 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
Chandi is a great goddess and conceived as mother principle and naturally was associated, rather almost identified with the cult of the Mother-goddess or Shakti which is actually divine creation power operative in the production and government of the universe. The Mother-goddess is conceived as the personification of the primordial energy and the source of all divine as well as cosmic evolution. Thus she is identified with the Supreme Being conceived as the source and spring as well as the controller of all the forces and potentialities of nature. It is this Shakti, which makes god active and effective. There are different names and forms of Shakti and among them one is Chandi. The Mahabharata mentions various epithets of goddess Shakti – Durga, Uma, Parvati, Chandi, Kali, Mahakali and so on. Moreover the Devimahatmya containing an account of the greatness of the great goddess, Chandi. The cult of Shakti is very much popular in tantric world, especially in Tibet, Nepal, and other regions that are following this tradition of Faith. Goddess Chandi has the power to protect the suffering beings from all harm and destroys all sorts of evil spirits and bestows peace and prosperity. She is very popular since ancient period.

The images of Chandi are both peaceful and wrathful. Numerous eight or eighteen-armed images of the goddess have been noticed. The present beautiful eighteen-armed image of goddess Chandi depicts her peaceful aspect. She is seated in vajraparyankasana on a lotus emerging from a lake. Two Chinese style beautiful dragons have been depicted each side of the stem of lotus flower. Her first pair of principal hands, held near the chest, is in mystic mudra, while another pair is holding sacred book and chakra (?). One right hand is in abhaya-mudra and remaining right hands are holding flaming sword, rosary, lotus, axes and vajra, while the lefts hands are holding, victories banner, lotus, vase, noose, wheel, conch and kalasha. Her hair is partly upturned in knots with decoration and falls on shoulders. She is adorned with exquisitely designed crown, earrings, necklaces, armlets, anklets, waistband, scarves and dhoti. There is a wisdom fire aureole behind her body and a parasol above her head. Upper corners are filled with beautiful clouds, while the foreground and the lower corners are with offerings, lakes and mountainous landscape with natural vegetation etc.

The painting is very much suitable for sadhana and ritual. The light complexion painting is brilliantly drawn and painted.

Select Bibliography

James Hastings (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics, Vol. I & II

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting: The Jucker Collection, London, 1999

Jitendra Nath Banerjea, The Development of Hindu Iconography, Delhi, 2002(reprint)

N.K. Bhattasali, Iconography of Buddhist and Brahmanical Sculptures in the Dacca Museum, Delhi, 1972 (reprint)

T.A. Gopinatha Rao, Elements Of Hindu Iconography, Delhi, 1997(reprint)

This description is by Dr. Shailendra K. Verma, whose Doctorate thesis is on "Emergence and Evolution of the Buddha Image (From its inception to 8th century A.D.)".

Click Here to View the Thangka Painting along with its Brocade


Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Worshipping Devi
Water Color On Paper
Artist Kailash Raj
9.5" X 12.0"
Item Code: HB71
$275.00$220.00
You save: $55.00 (20%)
Backorder
Backorder
Shaankari: Devi Bhajans (Audio CD)
His Holiness Sri Ganapati Sachchidanada Swamiji
Avadhoota Datta Peetham
Item Code: IZZ467
$22.00$17.60
You save: $4.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kali, Mahakali or Shmashana-Kali
Miniature Painting On Paper
11" X 8"
Item Code: HU27
$360.00$288.00
You save: $72.00 (20%)
Backorder
Backorder
Large Size Mahakali, or Kali
Brass Statue
33.0" X 18.0" X 9.0"
35 kg
Item Code: ZK39
$1395.00$1116.00
You save: $279.00 (20%)
Backorder
Backorder
Mother Goddess Candi (Its Socio Ritual Impact On the Folk Life) - An Old Book
by Sibendu Manna
Hardcover (Edition: 1993)
Punthi Pustak
Item Code: NAG415
$35.00$28.00
You save: $7.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
चंडी पाठ: Chandi Paath
Item Code: NZH122
$25.00$20.00
You save: $5.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Devi Mahatmyam (Glory of the Divine Mother) : 700 Mantras on Sri Durga
by Swami Jagadiswarananda
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Sri Ramakrishna Math
Item Code: IDJ880
$11.50$9.20
You save: $2.30 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Devi Mahatmyam: (Glory of The Divine Mother) (700 Mantras on Sri Durga)
Item Code: IDG324
$11.50$9.20
You save: $2.30 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Mysticism of the Devi Mahatmya: Worship of the Divine Mother
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
International Yoga Society
Item Code: IDK132
$20.00$16.00
You save: $4.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Cult of the Mother Goddess (Fictions and Facts)
by Dr. Madhusudan Mishra
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Eastern Book Linkers
Item Code: NAF714
$32.00$25.60
You save: $6.40 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Devi – Mother of My Mind
by Suzanne Ironbiter
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
MapinLit Publisher
Item Code: IHL826
$20.00$16.00
You save: $4.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Sri Devi Lila: The Play of the Divine Mother
Item Code: IDF882
$30.00$24.00
You save: $6.00 (20%)
SOLD

Testimonials

I love this web site and love coming to see what you have online.
Glenn, Australia
Received package today, thank you! Love how everything was packed, I especially enjoyed the fabric covering! Thank you for all you do!
Frances, Austin, Texas
Hi, just got my order! Wow! Soooooo beautiful!!! I'm so happy! You rock, thank you!
Amy, Malibu, USA
Nice website..has a collection of rare books.
Srikanth
Beautiful products nicely presented and easy to use website
Amanda, UK.
I received my order, very very beautiful products. I hope to buy something more. Thank you!
Gulnora, Uzbekistan
Thank you very much for the courtesy you showed me for the time I buy my books. The last book is a good book. İt is important in terms of recognizing fine art of İndia.
Suzan, Turkey
Thank You very much Sir. I really like the saree and the blouse fit perfeact. Thank You again.
Sulbha, USA
I have received the parcel yesterday and the shiv-linga idol is sooo beautiful and u have exceeded my expectations...
Guruprasad, Bangalore
Yesterday I received my lost and through you again found order. Very quickly I must say !. Thank you and thank you again for your service. I am very happy with this double CD of Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan. I thought it was lost forever and now I can add it to my CD collection. I hope in the near future to buy again at your online shop. You have wonderful items to offer !
Joke van der Baars, the Netherlands
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India