Old Stock Tibetan Statue of Black Jambala Chocolate Oxidized Last Piece
Weight: 0.56 kg Size: 12x8x3 cm Material: Copper
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Finishing: Chocolate Oxidized
Making Process: Lost-Wax System
Black Jambala: About The Black Jambala
Jambhala (also known as Dzambhala Dzambala Zambala or Jambala) is the God of Wealth and appropriately a member of the Jewel Family (see Ratnasambhava). He is sometimes equated with the Hindu deity Kubera. Jambhala is also believed to be an emanation of Avalokitesvara or Chenrezig the Bodhisattva of Compassion. There are five different wealth Jambhala; each has his own practice and mantra to help eliminate poverty and create financial stability.
Gyalten Sogdzin Rinpoche said that Jambhala is the protector of all Lineages and of all sentient beings from all sickness and difficulties. Jambhala is a Bodhisattva of material and spiritual wealth as well as many other things especially of granting financial stability.
Â”Because in this world there are all kinds of wrathful and negative emotions or bad spirits and sometimes they will harm you and other sentient beings Dzambhala must take on such a wrathful and powerful form to protect us from these harmful spirits and negative karma. Especially Dzambhala helps us minimize or decrease all misfortunes and obstacles and helps us increase all good fortune and happiness.Â”IconographyThe Black Jambhala is also known as the Hindu God of Wealth Kubera. Originated in ancient India he manifested from the waters of the river and gave the transmission of generating wealth to a king whose kingdom was undergoing extreme financial difficulties during that time. He also benefits the poor and those in solitary retreat that have a virtuous mind.
Popularized by Shakyasribhadra holding a skullcup and mongoose naked and wrathful in a standing posture. He is the God of Wealth in Tibetan buddhism. With august guise he treads on the back of yellow rich man. Jambhala Black (Tibetan: dzam bha la nag po) a wealth deity popularized in Tibet by Bari Lotsawa (b.1040) and the Kashmiri teacher Shakyashri Bhadra.
" ... the Lord Jambhala with a body black in colour having the appearance of a dwarf naked sexually aroused pot-bellied with pierced ears three bulging bloodshot eyes brown hair flowing upwards and bared fangs in a standing position the right leg bent and the left straight. He has one head and two arms. The right hand holds the top of a skull in front of his chest as a blood container and the left hand holds a mongoose expelling wish fulfilling jewels. On his head is a crown of five skulls in the shape of the five-Buddha crown; around his neck is a string of 50 pray beads made of human skulls with five-color snakes as bracelets on hands feet and neck. He shows anger on his face standing with his right leg bent his left leg extended the right leg is extended pressing upon the head of the yellow Lord of Wealth adorned with various gold ornaments lying face down beneath Black Jambhala's feet." (Ngorchen Konchog Lhundrup 1497-1557).
He is the manifestation of Amoghasiddhi Buddha by the request of Buddha Shakyamuni to turn the wheel of Dharma to benefit sentient beings who are suffering from poverty. He will enable all endeavors to be perfectly accomplished and purify all bad luck and obstacles prevent theft bad debts and loss of wealth. Jambhala has a black colored body. He is depicted in a standing position over a human body symbolizes to subdue humanÂ’s ego and eliminate humanÂ’s greed. His right hand holding Gems Pot and his left hand holding an animal named Nehulay (mongoose) which spue out jewels from its mouth. Black Jambhala also wears a snake necklace on his body.
The Mantra of Black Jambhala is:
Om Jambhala Jalendraye Bashu Dharini Svaha and ""Om Indzali Mu Kam Dzamali Soha""