Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Chakrasamvara (Buddhist Deity) - Shatchakravarti

འཁོར་ལོ་བདེ་མཆོག། ནང་ལྷ། 勝樂金剛 (全图)
(item no. 24779)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Sakya, Ngor (Sakya) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Semi-Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Shatchakravarti Samvara Seventy-one (71) Deity Mandala from the Tantrarajasrilaghusambara-nama and Abhidhana-uttaratantra-nama [Toh 368, 369]. (GDK 75, page 133).

The central mandala and deity is Vajrasattva (white) with Dharmadhatu Ishvari and accompanied by eight attendant figures.

The eastern mandala deity is Buddhadaka (white) with Gauri Dakini and accompanied by four attendant figures.

The southern mandala and deity is Vajra Surya Ratna (yellow) with Pita Dakini and accompanied by four attendant figures.

The south-western mandala and deity is Padma Narteshvara (red) with Padma Dakini and accompanied by four attendant figures.

The north-western mandala and deity is Heruka Vajra Daka (blue) with Vajra Dakini and accompanied by four attendant figures.

The northern mandala and deity is Vishva Hayagriva (rta mchog, Parama Ashva) with Vishva Dakini and accompanied by four attendant figures.

Jeff Watt 8-2022

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