Dakini Goddess Figurine
Red-Bronze Ganges Clay and resin Statue
7 inches high
She leads us through life's turning
points. Dakini is the supreme embodiment of highest wisdom and the most potent
manifestation of feminine divinity in Tibetan Buddhism.
Dakini in Sanskrit means Sky Dancer, with sky connoting creativity and
potentiality. This Tibetan Buddhism Dakini statue represents the instigator who
pushes the aspirant toward enlightenment.
Dakini appears wrathful with skulls of
those she has slain around her neck, but the wrath is aimed at her/our own
states of anger, greed and delusion. She seeks to cut out and transform these
negative traits and great determination is needed.
Violence is no stranger to Christian icons as seen with St. Michael and the
devil, St. George and the dragon, crucifixion etc.
Buddhist Dakini severs the heads of beings who are none other than her own
demons. Hers is not a glorification of anger and violence but a transformation