Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrapani (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Krodha (Wrathful)

ཕྱག་ན་རྡོ་རྗེ། 金刚手菩萨
(item no. 34812)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vajrapani, Krodha, according to the Drozang Tradition.

At the top left is Shakyamuni Buddha. On the right side is Maitreya in Buddha appearance.

At the bottom center is the worldly protector and wealth deity Vaishravana Riding a Lion.

Jeff Watt 8-2014

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