Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Vajrapani (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - (Sarvadurgati Tantra, Four Kings)

ཕྱག་ན་རྡོ་རྗེ། 金刚手菩萨
(item no. 36362)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vajrapani and the mandala of the Four Great Kings of the Four Directions from the Parishodhana Tantra and mandala set. This painting belongs to a set of twelve compositions. (No other compositions from the set are currently known).

Jeff Watt 1-2014

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