The Snow Lion mask from Bhutan
- Technical Details
The Snow Lion resides in the East and represents unconditional cheerfulness, a mind free of doubt, clear and precise. It has a beauty and dignity resulting from a body and mind that are synchronized. The Snow Lion has youthful, vibrant energy of goodness and a natural sense of delight. Sometimes the throne of a Buddha is depicted with eight Snow lions on it, in this case, they represent the 8 main Bodhisattva-disciples of Buddha Shakyamuni, the historical Buddha.
Associations: main quality is fearlessness, dominance over mountains, and the earth element.
- Weight: 600 gms
- Medium size dimensions: 12 X 13 X 8 (LxWxD) cm
- Large size Dimensions: 25 X 28 X 19 (LxWxD) cm
- Size: Medium & Large
Ugyen silvering handicraft is an independent handicraft shop specifically dealing with masks, traditional gifts and other handicraft items in Bhutan. 59 years old Mr. Ugyen from Tashigang has been practicing the art of traditional mask carving for more than 30 years and now he is one of the successful artisans in Thimphu. Before venturing into the handicraft business he used to run a glossary shop, however, after realizing the tradition of art and craft in Bhutan is at the risk of gradually disappearing, the art of mask carving and handicraft was established. For more information contact number: +975-17655393