Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Surya (Sun God)

ཉི་མའི་ལྷ། 蘇利耶 (太阳神)
(item no. 41232)
Origin Location China
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Surya, Deva: a figure from beneath the left feet of a Vajrabhairava.

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Subject: Sun & Moon
Subject: Sun & Moon (Secondary Deities & Attributes)
Buddhist Deity: Surya, God of the Sun
Subject: Trampled Figures Underfoot (Gods & Deities)
Collection: Bonhams, Sculpture (March, 2015; New York)
Sculpture: Yongle Style, Xuande & Zhengtong Period