Prajnaparamita Thangka 25x34cm thangka picture size 50 x75 with brocade
Prajñaparamita means “the Perfection of Wisdom” in Mahayana Buddhism. Prajñaparamita refers to this way of seeing the nature of reality, as well the body of sutras ( Diamond and Heart sutras etc) and to the personification of the sutras and dynamic realisation of emptiness in the form of the “Great Mother” (Tibetan Yum Chenmo). The word Prajñ?p?ramit? combines the Sanskrit words prajñ? “wisdom” with p?ramit? “perfection”. Prajñaparamita is vital reality in Mahayana Buddhism and is deeply connected to the teachings of of emptiness (Shunyata) or lack of Svabhava’ (lasting substance/essence) and to the works of Nagarjuna. Its practice and understanding are taken to be indispensable elements of the Bodhisattva path.
Most commonly She appears in two or four armed form