A broad brushed syllable ཧཱུྂ༔ hūṃ༔ not only representing the gathering together of the blessing of all the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, but also being the heart essence syllable of Padmasambhava, from which all is born and all dissolves back into.
This being the last syllable of Padmasambhava’s eight-syllable Benza Guru mantra, in a series of eight individual art piece, each based on the individual syllables of His mantra:
oṃ āḥ hūṃ vajra guru padma siddhi hūṃ༔
Especially created for a solo exhibition with Amankora in Thimphu and Paro, Bhutan.
The theme for the exhibition is based on Bhutan’s patron Saint Padmasambhava. Both Bhutanese and Tibetans widely consider Padmasambhava, or known as Guru Rinpoche, to be the second Buddha.