Vasudhara (Buddhist Deity)
(item no. 65791)

1100 - 1199

Nepal

Buddhist Lineage

Metal

Collection of Rubin Museum of Art


 
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Vasudhara, a Budhdist goddess of wealth and harvest. She is closely linked with Jambhala another important god of wealth. Vasudhara has many forms and is also depicted as the consort of Jambhala.

"Bhagavani, source of all wonders, Vasudhara, goddess of splendour and fortune, bestower of auspicious mental desires; homage to the Goddess Wish-fulfilling Wheel." (Sakya liturgical verse).

This object was formerly in the estate of Baron F. Rolin of Brussels, Belgium.

Jeff Watt 10-2007


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Exhibition Appearance
Exhibition: From the Land of the Gods: Art of the Kathmandu Valley

Thematic Set
Buddhist Deity: Vasudhara, Six Hands
Buddhist Deity: Vasudhara Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Vasudhara (Masterworks)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Sculpture Gallery II



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