Six Arm Mahakala

Potala Gate


Six-Arm Mahakala is a deity in Tibetan Buddhism, often depicted as a wrathful manifestation of Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of Compassion. As a protector deity, Mahakala is believed to ward off obstacles and negative forces. The six arms symbolize his ability to accomplish various tasks simultaneously. He's often depicted with a crown of five skulls, representing the transmutation of the five negative afflictions into the five wisdoms.

All of the statues we carry were hand crafted using the traditional lost wax sculpting method in Nepal.

The lost wax method, also known as the "cire perdue" technique, is a traditional method used to create metal sculptures, including Buddha statues, in Nepal and other regions. Here's how the process generally works:

The lost wax method allows for the creation of highly detailed and intricate metal sculptures, making it well-suited for crafting sacred objects like Buddha statues with reverence and precision.


Size: 5.5" X 5"