Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Ekajati (Buddhist Deity)

རལ་གཅིག་མ། ནང་ལྷ། 一发佛母(佛教本尊)
(item no. 59703)
Origin Location Bhutan
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Drukpa (Kagyu, Bhutan) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Ekajati: blue in colour with one face and two hands.

"Ekajati, black in colour, with one face and two hands. The right [hand] holds a curved knife and the left a blood filled skullcup to the heart, above and below, (etc., the same as earlier [HAR 59704])." (Thartse Panchen Namka Chime, 1756-1820).

Jeff Watt, 6-2006

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