Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Parnashavari (Buddhist Deity) - (three faces, six hands)

རི་ཁྲོད་མ་ལོ་མ་གྱོན་མ། ནང་ལྷ། 叶衣佛母(佛教本尊)
(item no. 59823)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Kagyu and Buddhist
Material Metal, Mercuric Gild, Precious Stone
Collection The Capital Museum, Beijing, China
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Semi-Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Parnashavari: three faces, six hands, two legs. Is there only one face? Identified by the vajra scepter in the right hand at the heart which rules out an identification of Janguli.

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