Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrapani (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Krodha (Wrathful)

ཕྱག་ན་རྡོ་རྗེ། 金刚手菩萨
(item no. 57315)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Buddhist
Size 15.50cm (6.10in) high
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vajrapani, Krodha: it is possible that this sculpture is of Vajravidarana. The only difference between Vajrapani and Vidarana is a single vajra scepter and a double vajra scepter.

Secondary Images
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Subject: Art Evaluation Criteria (Sculpture)
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