Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Hevajra (Buddhist Deity)

ཀྱེ་རྡོ་རྗེ། ནང་ལྷ། 喜金刚(佛教本尊)
(item no. 23557)
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Black Gauri on the left and Blue Chandali on the right. These two female figures belong to the retinue of Hevajra and Nairatmya. They also properly belong to a Lotus Mandala depicting the two central figures in embrace and accompanied by Eight Goddesses (see example).

Jeff Watt 2-2015

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