Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Shadbhuja (Shangpa)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 3313682)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Gelug
Size 87.50x77cm (34.45x30.31in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Catalogue # acc. #W.lld13683.R0006
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

At the upper left side is Tsongkapa. At the upper right side is Duldzin Dragpa Gyaltsen.

Jeff Watt 1-2020

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