Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Chaturbhuja (Four-hands)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 1067)
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Size 44.45x35.56cm (17.50x14in)
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Summary: This form of Mahakala can be either a protector deity (dharmapala) or a meditational deity (ishtadevata).

Interpretation / Description

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Buddhist Protector: Mahakala Main Page
Mahakala - Chaturbhuja (Single Form)