Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahottara Heruka (Buddhist Deity)

ཆེ་མཆོག་ཧེ་རུ་ཀ། 嘿噜嘎 (八大法)
(item no. 30104)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Nyingma and Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Mahottara Heruka (Tibetan: trag tung): wrathful, blue-black, with nine heads and eighteen hands, he embraces the consort; standing on a sun disc and lotus seat encircled by orange flames of pristine awareness.

Jeff Watt 1-2014

Secondary Images
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Buddhist Deity: Mahottara Heruka (Nine Faces)
Collection of WGA