Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Amoghapasha (Unfailing Lasso)

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 20649)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Alternate Names: Lokeshvara Avalokita Lokanata Lokanatha Mahakarunika

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Amoghapasha Five Deity Configuration. At the center is Lokeshvara. The standing red figure on the proper right of Lokeshvara is Amoghapasha. Directly above is wrathful Hayagriva. The standing yellow figure on the proper left is Bhrikuti. Directly above is Ekajati. The two figures on the right are male and the two on the left are female.

Along the bottom register are four figures. At the corner in front of a shrine is a monastic donor figure. He is followed by White Ganapati, Yellow Jambhala and Yellow Vasudhara.

Jeff Watt 10-2014

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