Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Chart - Astrological

རེའུ་མིག། བྲིས་ཐང་སྣ་ཚོགས། 表格(绘画种类)
(item no. 61200)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Kalachakra Physiology & Cosmology. There are eight images on this double sided canvas, four images per side. To view all images individually see Kalachakra Physiology & Cosmology page. These images are explained in detail by Edward Henning on the Kalacakra website. See the section on Depictions of the Ground.

Jeff Watt 2-2009

Front of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: [inscriptions describe each image]

Reverse of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: [inscriptions describe each image]

Special Features: (Cursive script (Umay), is black)

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Publication: Selection of Works - Painting (RMA)

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Subject: Kalachakra Physiology & Cosmology
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Painting Type: Charts, Astrological
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Buddhist Deity: Kalachakra Main Page
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 4
Mandalas: World & Cosmos
Exhibition: The Art of Tibetan Medicine