This is a great thangka painting with masterful brush strokes. Namgyalma thangka painting: namgyalma buddha the victorious hair or crowned mother buddha. Namgyalma is a female bodhisattva with three faces and eight arms and one of the three reverend deities of longevity. Her middle face and eight arms are white, symbolizing the elimination of disasters. There is an eye on each side of her forehead and a coronal is twisting around her painted on her crown.
As required by the sutra of measurements for the construction of statues, this mother buddha should be molded as a maiden of 16 years old. Half of hair should be braided with the remaining hair hanging down and the tip being longer than her elbows. Her face should resemble sesame and her eyes red lotus petals. The yellow face on the left side symbolizes benefit and longevity and the blue face on the right side symbolizes the defeat of devils. Her right hand is open towards us in the gesture of supreme generosity, signifying her ability to fulfill our spiritual and material needs.
Her left hand is in the gesture (mudra) of bestowing blessing, refuge, and protection. She has seven eyes one in each hand and foot, and the third eye in her face to show that she sees and responds to suffering throughout the universe; and she sits in the full lotus, or vajra, posture. Her left-hand holds the stem of a blossoming white lotus signifying her spiritual perfection and complete purity of body, speech, and mind. This item is made of natural tree glue and tibetan colours, masterpieces, combination, mix, canvas cotton, water, all done by hand.