Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrasattva (Buddhist Deity)

རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ། 金刚萨埵
(item no. 15131)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Uncertain
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shechen Archives - photographs
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Vajrasattva (Tibetan: dor je sem pa. English: the Vajra Hero of Enlightenment): peaceful in appearance, white in colour, with one face and two hands holding a vajra to the heart and a bell at the hip.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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