GARUDA MAHAKALA

In Nepal, there is a Mahakala form of Garuda – Las mgon bya rog gdong can (“the mGon po (Mahakala) of karma, with the face of a raven”) who has a retinue of one thousand, black, raven-headed beings. Mahakala is a Protector Deity and like Garuda is often to be seen on ritual implements such as the Phurba.

Here are images of some statues, with kind permission of Shakya Statues:

http://www.shakyastatues.com/product/view/?id=692

 

 

 

 

 

 

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