Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Teacher - Aryadeva

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་མཁས་པ། མཁན་ཆེན། 印度的祖师
(item no. 57609)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Buddhist
Size 62.70x40.20cm (24.69x15.83in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection National Gallery in Prague
Catalogue # Inv. no. Vm 2619; Purchased 1967
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Appearance: Monastic

Gender: Male

TBRC: P7401

Interpretation / Description

Mahasiddha, likely Aryadeva, born on a lotus flower, in the guise of a pandita surrounded by fifteen other siddhas. This composition belongs to a five painting set depicting the complete group of Eighty-four Mahasiddhas according to the system of Vajrasana.

Jeff Watt 11-2009

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