Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Samantabhadra Buddha

ཀུན་ཏུ་བཟང་པོ། སངས་རྒྱས། 普贤佛
(item no. 1056)
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.# P2001.18.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Samantabhadra and consort with the wrathful Samputa Heruka below. Peaceful and Wrathful Deities of the Bardo: from a set of five or more paintings. The Lama figure at the viewer's lower left is Gampopa Sonam Rinchen. The Lama on the right side is Pagmodrupa. At the bottom left is the wrathful protector deity Chaturbhuja Mahakala. On the right is Shri Devi Dudsolma riding atop a donkey.

Jeff Watt 11-2008

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Tradition: Nyingma Deity Paintings
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 9
Subject: Guhyagarbha Tantra (Peaceful & Wrathful Deities)