Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrapani (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Krodha (Wrathful)

ཕྱག་ན་རྡོ་རྗེ། 金刚手菩萨
(item no. 100047)
Origin Location Nepal
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Size 53.98x49.53cm (21.25x19.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. #P1999.6.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vajrapani, Krodha (English: Wrathful Holder of the Vajra), representing the awesome power of all Buddhas.

Sanskrit: Vajrapani

Jeff Watt 2-2001

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