Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Chaturmukha (Four-Faced)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 48117)
Origin Location Tibet
Lineages Buddhist
Material Wood
Collection John & Karina Stewart
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Ganapati Mahakala: a rare form of the deity that is associated with the more commonly known Chaturmukha Mahakala.

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Collection: John & Karina Stewart (Shrines)
Mahakala: Chaturmukha, Early Works
Mahakala: Chaturmukha (Four-faced) Main Page
Mahakala: Chaturmukha (Demon Faces)