Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Direction Guardian (Buddhist Deity) - Dhritarashtra (East)

རྒྱལ་ཆེན་རིགས་བཞི། 四大天王
(item no. 3314270)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Buddhist
Size 18cm (7.09in) high
Material Wood
Collection Museum der Kulturen, Basel
Catalogue # acc. #W.lld14270a+b.R0126
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: King

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

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Buddhist Protector: Four Guardian Kings Main Page
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Buddhist Worldly Protector: Dhritarashtra, Guardian of the East