Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Chakrasamvara (Buddhist Deity) - (Krishnacharin Tradition)

འཁོར་ལོ་བདེ་མཆོག། ནང་ལྷ། 勝樂金剛 (全图)
(item no. 102260)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Semi-Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description


At the top center is a mahasiddha similar in appearance to naropa. On the left side is Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo. On the right side is a figure wearing monastic robes and a red pandita hat with the lappets folded over the crown.

At the bottom left is Shri Devi Magzor Gyalmo, blue in colour, riding a mule. On the right side is Maharakta Ganapati, red in colour, with an elephant head and twelve arms.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

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