Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrapani (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity)

ཕྱག་ན་རྡོ་རྗེ། 金刚手菩萨
(item no. 65088)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1100 - 1199
Lineages Buddhist
Size 34.93x23.50cm (13.75x9.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. C2002.11.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Vajrapani (Tibetan: chag na dor je. English: the Vajra Holder): wrathful Tutelary Deity, representing the power of all Buddhas.

Sanskrit: Vajrapani Tibetan: chag na dor je

Jeff Watt 5-2003

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani Religious Context
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani Main Page
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art (RMA): Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani Masterworks (Painting)
Subject: Over-conservation & Restoration Page
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani, Wrathful (Early Paintings)
Painting Style: Indian (11th to 13th century)