Ratnasambara Newari Thangka is handpainted on cotton canvas by a Thangka artist from Nepal. He is one of five Tathagatas symbolizing the wisdom of equality. Buddha Ratnasambhava is the personification of this wisdom in Vajrayana Buddhism.
Ratnasambara Buddha is presented at the center of the thangka. In the extant literature, he has rarely described his vows, aspirations, and activity.
Iconography of Ratnasambara Buddha
He is yellow in color. He belongs to the Buddha family of Jewel. He is placed in the stupa facing to the south.
He shows Varada mudra with his right hand. He holds Cintamani’s jewel in his left hand kept on his lap. He also represents the purified form of defilement pride.
He rides on the horse throne symbolizing that he ferries over the suffering sentient beings with full vigor. He resides in the pure abode of Ratnavati heaven.
Mantra of Ratnasambara Buddha
The mantra of Ratnasambara Buddha is om ra tna sam bha va tram.