Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Janguli - Yellow (six hands)

(item no. 59728)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Sakya, Ngor (Sakya) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Barbara and Walter Frey
Notes about the Central Figure

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Arya Janguli (Tib.: pag pa dug sel ma).

"Arya Janguli, yellow, with three faces. Having a hood of seven snake heads. [Each face] possessing three eyes and the faces [both] smiling and fierce. The six right hands hold, a vajra, sword and an arrow in a dancing manner. The left, a wrathful [gesture] together with a lasso, a blue poisonous flower and a bow. Adorned with flowers and snakes. Standing in a dancing manner." (Konchog Lhundrub, 1497-1557).

Jeff Watt, 6-2006


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