Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Chaturbhuja (Four-hands)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 58265)
Origin Location India
Date Range 1960 -
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground: Paper
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Summary: This form of Mahakala can be either a protector deity (dharmapala) or a meditational deity (ishtadevata).

Interpretation / Description

Related Items
Publications
Publication: Tibetan Mandalas of the Tantra-Samuccaya

Thematic Sets
Subject: Tantra Set, Cycle of Precepts (Misc.)
Mahakala: Chaturbhuja, Four-hands Main Page
Buddhist Protector: Mahakala Main Page