Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Adept (siddha) - (multiple figures)

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་གྲུབ་ཆེན། 印度大成就者
(item no. 55621)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Three Mahasiddha. At the lower left is the mahasiddha Kantali (Tibetan: Tsembupa) carrying an old woman across a river. This painting is from a set of twenty-seven depicting the Eighty-four Mahasiddhas according to the Vajrasana Tradition.

Jeff Watt 8-2007

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Thematic Sets
Tibet: Dratang Monastery (SRG Archive)
Painting Tradition: Khyenri Main Page
Padmasambhava Main Page
Padmasambhava: Specialty Iconographic Forms
Indian Adept Main Page (Mahasiddha)
Painting Style: Khyenri - Teachers & Siddhas
Indian Adept (Mahasiddha): Painting (Late Period 17th to the Present)