Female Buddhas — Mamaki

Mamaki is the golden yellow female Buddha of the South, the consort of Ratnasambhava.

Painting: Mamaki

Mamaki (2004–5)
Detail
Acrylic on Board

Painting: Mamaki

Mamaki (2005)
Acrylic on Wood

In one recent painting of Mamaki, she sits in a jewelled background (she belongs to the Ratna or jewel family). The jewels prompt reflections on the multi-facetted associations of precious gems.

Painting: Mamaki

Mamaki (2006)
Oil on canvas
41cm x 41cm