Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Ganapati (Indian God & Buddhist Deity) - Red (12 hands)

ཚོགས་བདག། ནང་ལྷ། 象鼻天(佛教本尊)
(item no. 1051)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Gelug
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shelley & Donald Rubin
Catalogue # acc.# P2001.16.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Animal-Feature

Gender: Male

Summary: This form of Ganapati is an emanation of Lokeshvara.

Interpretation / Description

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Ganapati Main Page
Subject: Wealth Deities Main Page
Subject: Deity Colours - Red (Powerful Activities)
Buddhist Deity: Ganapati, Maharakta Main Page
Painting Type: Gold Fill Paintings