|Date Range||1300 - 1399|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line on Cotton|
|Collection||Rubin Museum of Art|
|Catalogue #||acc.# F1997.43.1|
Guhyasamaja (Secret Assembly) Akshobhyavajra Mandala with thirty-two deities; the main subject has three faces and six hands; blue-black in colour; peaceful with a slightly fierce expression; seated in vajra posture.
Guhyasamaja has two main traditions, the Arya (Nagarjuna) Lineage and the Jnana (Jnanapada) Lineage. The subject of this painting is the Arya Lineage. Of the three types of Anuttarayoga Tantra this is the chief of the 'Method' (Father) class.
Jeff Watt 4-98
Reverse of Painting
Special Features: (includes "Om Ah Hum" inscription)