Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Adept (siddha) - Kanha (of the East)

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་གྲུབ་ཆེན། 印度大成就者
(item no. 31223)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Kanha and Damarupa.

In the top and bottom registers of the painting are depictions of some of the Indian siddhas known as the Eighty-four Mahasiddhas. The full group of eighty-four will be continued on the following paintings.

Jeff Watt 2-2014

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Thematic Sets
Painting Set: Margapala [4]
Collection: Tamashige Tibet Collection
Indian Adept Main Page (Mahasiddha)
Indian Adept: Kanha of the East Page
Indian Adept (Mahasiddha): Painting (Middle Period 15th-16th)
Subject: Travel Bag (Monks & Siddhas)