Zambala

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Zambala is a popular god in the Buddhist community, known to bistow wealth and prosperity. He is known as the "Bodhisattva of compassion". He protects humans from harmful spirits and negative karma; also bringing good-fortune and stability.

There are 5 different zambalas each having their own matras and practices.
They are based on their colors: green, white, yellow, red and black.

The painting of the yellow Dzambala is probably the most popular and powerful of all. He is said to be the emanation of buddha Ratnasambhava. It is believed that he can remove poverty within six realms (sansara), while increasing virtues, life span and wisedom.

Material: Hand Painted in cotton cloth also known as canvas with vegetable pigments and pure gold.

Quality of painting: Very detail and fine work of Artist

Size: 70cm x 90cm

The Yellow Zambala sits in a vajra position with his right foot hung outside the lotus and sun disk over a sankh (seashell, sometimes a snail) on a lotus flower, and his left leg inside it. He has a mongoose in his left hand which is named "Nehulay" that spews precious jewels from its mouth. His right hand usually holds gems shaped fruit and leaf of lotus.