Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Hevajra (Buddhist Deity)

ཀྱེ་རྡོ་རྗེ། ནང་ལྷ། 喜金刚(佛教本尊)
(item no. 102269)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground: Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Hevajra and Nairatmya according to the instruction lineage of Virupa.

At the top center is the primordial Buddha Vajradhara, blue in colour. On the left side is mahasiddha Virupa. On the right side is Sachen Kunga Nyingpo.

At the bottom left is Panjarnata Mahakala. On the right side is the power deity Kurukulla, red in colour, with one face and four arms.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

Secondary Images
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Buddhist Deity: Hevajra Main Page
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Buddhist Deity: Hevajra, Deity Paintings
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