Search Products:
Advanced Search
  Buddha Statues
  Akshobhya Buddha Statues
  Amitabha Buddha Statues
  Amoghsiddhi Buddha Statues
  Buddha Head Sculptures
  Compassion Buddha Statues
  Dipamkara Buddha Statues
  Hungry Buddha Statues
  Maitreya Buddha Statue
  Medicine Buddha Statues
  Pancha Buddha Statues
  Ratnasambhava Buddha Statues
  Shakyamuni Buddha Statues
  Standing Buddha Statues
  Vairocana Buddha Statues
  Bodhisattva Statues
  Akash Jogini Statues
  Aparmita Statues
  Avalokiteshvara Statues
  Chakrasamvara Statues
  Chandi Statues
  Citipati Statues
  Ekajati Statues
  Green Tara Statues
  Guru Atisha Statues
  Guru Karmapa Statues
  Guru Marpa Statues
  Guru Tsongkhapa Statues
  Hayagriva Statues
  Hevarja Statues
  Kalachakra Statues
  Kubera Statues
  Kurukulla Statues
  Lokeshvara Statues
  Mahankala Statues
  Manjushri Statues
  Shakya Art Gallery
  Antique Statues
  Buddhist Ritual Items - Copper
  Buddhist Ritual Items - Silver
  Hindu God & Goddess Statues
  Multi Colored Statues
  Other Statues
  Protectors & Yidams Statues
  Special Collections
  Stupa or Chorten
  Tibetan Thangka Scroll Paintings
Speical Collections
Ferious Dieties
Multicolor Statues

Gaganganja is also one of the great bodhisattvas among the group of eight bodhisattvas. Gaganganja is either yellow or red in color. His symbol is a Kalpa tree. In some instance he is described as golden yellow in color. Gaganganja holds the Vajra in his left hand while the right is pointed to the sky. In Tibetan Kanjur a special sutra dedicated to this Bodhisattva is extant with the name of Gaganganja Sutra.

According to the Swayambhu legend Bodhisattva Gaganganja is said to have appeared in Kathmandu valley to bless Prince Gokarna who was a great sinner indulging in harsh and immoral speech with his father Vrisakarna.

As a result, the king sent him into exile. The king himself could not bear the evil deeds of his son and passed away with great despair. His spirit was roaming as a ghost for the same reason. Gaganganja was not able to secure a happy rebirth. Later the prince also underwent torturous experiences as though from a hell realm in exile. Upon realizing his misdeeds, he later performed an act of penance in Punya Tirtha near Gokarna. Bodhisattva Gaganganja appeared in front of prince Gokarna and instructed him to perform the necessary death rituals and offering ceremonies in honor of his deceased father. Bodhisattva Gaganganja told him that this act would definitely be helpful in securing a good rebirth for his deceased father. Since then Nepalese people are continuing to offer Pinda Dana to their deceased fathers in the day of Shravan Krishna i.e. new moon day of July August. A monument dedicated to Bodhisattva Gaganganja still exists to this date in the Gokarna area where hundreds of devotees perform Astamivrata and ritual offerings.


View Our Gaganganja Statues Catalogue

View Our Buddha Statues Catalogue

View Our Bodhisattva Statues Catalogue

View Our Hindu God & Goddess Statues Catalogue

View Our Buddhist Ritual Items Catalogue

View Our Stupa Catalogue

My Shopping Cart
Items : 0
Sub Total : US$ 0.00
Checkout Edit Cart
Search By Price
US$ 50 - 100 US$ 250 - 300
US$ 100 - 150 US$ 300 - 350
US$ 150 - 200 US$ 350 - 400
US$ 200 - 250 US$ 400 - 450
Shipping Partners
Shakya Statues ?
Custome Statues Order
View Our Showroom
Consecration of Statues
Dress your Statues
Commission A Statue
Old Master Piece Statues Copies
Material For Statues
Patan Arts Gallery
Bhaktapur Arts Gallery
Kathmandu Arts Gallery
Privacy Statement
Shipping and Returns
Satisfaction Gurantees
Dealership and Affiliate
100% Safe, Secure Shipping
Metal Arts in Nepal
Articles and Journals
Our Statue Information
Buddhist Meditation
News and Events
Buddhist Resources Center
Asian Arts and Culture
Buddhist Arts and Artifacts
Buddhist Tradition
Buddhist Ritual Itmes
Copyright © 2006, All Rights Reserved
All content and pictures display on this website are owned by and protected by HMG and International copy right law.. All rights reserved. You may not reproduce modify, distribute contained in this website without our prior written permission.