Guru Rinpoche (Skt. Padmasambhava) is considered the second Buddha in Tibet introduced Buddhist practice to Tibet. Guru Rinpoche had to subdue many of the local deities who were resisting conversion to Buddhism and there for is depicted as a magician with a staff with the three heads representing the disturbing emotions of Attachment, Aggression, and Ignorance. He is holding his right hand in the mudra of the Konchog Chidu practice and in his left he holds a skullcap containing sacred nectar or amrita. Surrounding his lotus throne are the Five Wisdom Buddhas with an offering of many precious substances in the bottom center.
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