Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Marichi (Buddhist Deity) - Ashokanta (1 face, 2 hands)

འོད་སེར་ཅན་མ། ནང་ལྷ། 具光佛母(佛教本尊)
(item no. 59718)
Origin Location Bhutan
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Ashokanta Marichi (Tib.: ozer chen ma).

"On the back of a yellow pig is a lotus and moon, ...Marichi, yellow, [with] one face and two hands. The right [in the gesture of] supreme generosity, the left holding a branch of the ashoka tree. Having jewel ornaments and garments of silk. Standing with the legs straight." (Konchog Lhundrub, ).

Jeff Watt 6-2006

Related Items
Thematic Sets
Iconography: Drub Tab Gyatso
Buddhist Deity: Marichi (Yellow Forms)
Buddhist Deity: Marichi Main Page
Details for Ekajati HAR #89181