Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vairochana Buddha

ཀུན་རིག་རྣམ་པར་སྣང་མཛད། 普明大日如来(佛教本尊)
(item no. 1022)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Nyingma, Kagyu and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. # P2001.6.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Vairochana Buddha with consort and below that is Buddha Heruka and consort. At the upper left and right are two Indian mahasiddhas - Tilopa and Naropa.

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Tradition: Nyingma Deity Paintings
Buddhist Deity: Vairochana Buddha Main Page
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 5