Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrabhairava (Buddhist Deity) - with consort

རྡོ་རྗེ་འཇིགས་འབྱེད། 金刚大威德(佛教本尊)
(item no. 41033)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Black Background on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Animal-Feature

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vajrabhairava (Tibetan: dor je jig je. English: Vajra Terror) with the consort Vajra Vetali surrounded by Buddhas, teachers, meditational deities and the main protectors of the Gelugpa School.

At the upper left is Akshobhyavajra Guhyasamaja. On the right side is Heruka Chakrasamvara.

At the lower left is red Dorje Setrab riding a horse, Vaishravana Riding a Lion and Shadbhuja Mahakala with six arms. At the lower right is red Begtse Chen, Shri Devi Magzor Gyalmo and Yama Dharmaraja standing on a buffalo.

Jeff Watt 7-2014

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Buddhist Deity: Vajrabhairava Main Page
Painting: Vajrabhairava (Blackground)