Religious Figure / Lhamo Maksorma card

Religious Figure / Lhamo Maksorma

50.31.62
Cast brass statue of Lhamo Maksorma, an aspect of Palden Lhamo. She sits side saddle on a mule with a saddle blanket made of human skin (her son's flayed skin). She has a bulging vertical wisdom eye between her bushy eyebrows and two natural eyes. She has flame-like hair that floats up around a crown of skulls. In her right hand she holds a sword; in her left a trident and begging bowl. She wears the ornaments of powerful protection, behind her is a flaming nimbus, reflecting her protecting nature. The base is a lotus pedestal.