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

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Sculptures > Buddhist > Mahakala with Consort
Displaying 1 of 895         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Mahakala with Consort

Mahakala with Consort

Mahakala with Consort

Sold Out

Antiquated Copper Sculpture

7.4" x 6.6" x 3.0"
2.1 kg
Item Code:
$155.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
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
Mahakala with Consort

Verify the characters on the left

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 6767 times since 2nd Oct, 2008
The sculpture depicts Mahakala and his consort in Yab-Yum. This is one of the rarest forms of Mahakala, scarcely found either in sculpture or in painting. The standing Mahakala closely embraces his consort, symbolizing the union of wisdom and compassion. He has one face, ten arms and two legs. The deity stands on a lotus base, and his two feet are stepping on human figures representing obstacles. His expression is ferocious with an open mouth. His hair in upswept and is adorned with a five-skull crown. The eyebrows are like small flames and there is a third eye in the middle of forehead. Apart from crown, he is adorned with earrings, necklace, bracelets etc. A tiger skin is around his loins. The deity is holding a sword (partially damaged), an arrow, a trident, a damaru, a shield, a bow, a noose, and a severed head. In his principal hands he is holding a chopper and a skull-cup. His consort has closely embraced him. She has two hands and two legs, her left leg is wrapped around his waist and her right leg is extended along his. Both the deities are naked except for adornments, meaning that there are no delusions. She also carries a skull-cup in her left hand and a vajra-chopper in her right. She has also a third eye and her expression is ferocious. She is wearing a beautiful crown, necklace, earrings, bracelets and anklets etc.

Mahakala is the wrathful manifestation of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara. He is one of the main deities of Tibetan Buddhism and is considered as both a meditational and protector deity. He removes obstacles, grant power and knowledge, and fulfil wishes of his devotees. There are seventy-five forms of Mahakala, each with different origin, names and forms.


A. Getty, The Gods of Northern Buddhism, Tokyo, 1962 A. Waddel, Buddhism and Lamaism of Tibet, Delhi, 1978 (reprint) B. Lipton and Nima D. Ragnus, Treasures of Tibetan Art, New York, 1996

This description by Dr. Shailendra Kumar Verma, Ph.D. His doctorate thesis being on the "Emergence and Evolution of the Buddha Image (from its inception to 8th century A.D).

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

Based on your browsing history

Loading... Please wait

Related Items

Tantric Buddhism
Item Code: NAB052
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Mythology of Shiva and Shakti
by M. L. Varadpande
Hardcover (Edition: 2013)
Abhinav Publications
Item Code: NAE937
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Cult of Siva - An Old Book
by Dr. Bansidhar Biswal
Hardcover (Edition: 1988)
Punthi Pustak
Item Code: NAH104
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tantric Buddhism
Item Code: IDK842
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Where the Buddha Walked: A Companion to the Buddhist Places of India
by Rana P.B. Singh
Paperback (Edition: 2003)
Indica Books, Varanasi
Item Code: IDD715
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Where the Buddha Walked: A Companion to the Buddhist Places of India
by Rana P.B. Singh
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Indica Books, Varanasi
Item Code: IDE180
Add to Cart
Buy Now


I am overwhelmed with the amount of hard-to-find Hindu scriptural texts that I have been able to locate on the Exotic India website as well as other authentic cultural items from India. I am impressed with your fast and reliable shipping methods.
Lee Scott, USA
Your service is excellent.
Shambhu, USA
Exotic India has the best selection of Hindu/Buddhist statues at the best prices and best shipping that I know of.I have bought many statues from them.I am thankful for their online presence.
Michael, USA
Thanks for sharpening our skills with wisdom and sense of humor.The torchbearers of the ancient deity religion are spread around the world and the books of wisdom from India bridges the gap between east and west.
Kaushiki, USA
Thank you for this wonderful New Year sale!
Michael, USA
Many Thanks for all Your superb quality Artworks at unbeatable prices. We have been recommending EI to friends & family for over 5 yrs & will continue to do so fervently. Cheers
Dara, Canada
Thank you for your wonderful selection of books and art work. I am a regular customer and always appreciate the excellent items you offer and your great service.
Lars, USA
Colis bien reçu, emballage excellent et statue conforme aux attentes. Du bon travail, je reviendrai sur votre site !
Alain, France
Madhu, USA
I love your site and although today is my first order, I have been seeing your site for the past several years. Thank you for providing such great art and books to people around the World who can't make it to India as often as we would like.
All rights reserved. Copyright 2018 © Exotic India