Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrayogini (Buddhist Deity) - (Naropa Tradition)

རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣལ་འབྱོར་མ། སྣང་བརྙན་ཡོངས། 金刚瑜伽佛母(全图)
(item no. 65089)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Sakya and Ngor (Sakya)
Size 80.01x57.79cm (31.50x22.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. #C2002.9.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Semi-Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Vajrayogini (Tibetan: dor je nal jor ma). The lama at the top center, lower left, is Sharpa Rinchen Mingyur Gyaltsen (b.1717). [See TBRC P65089].

Sanskrit: Vajrayogini Tibetan: Dor je nal jor ma

Directly above the top crest of flames surrounding Vajrayogini is a small figure of Vairochana Buddha. At the top center are three Sakya teachers. At the top left is Padmasambhava and on the right Shakyamuni Buddha. Slightly below on the left is Guru Dragpo with Black Garuda on the right.

At the bottom left is Simhamukha and on the right Yuguche Sum - the three Pischasi Sisters.

Jeff Watt 8-2003

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Vajrayogini Main Page
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art (RMA): Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Vajrayogini (Main Figure)
Buddhist Deity: Deities (Female)
Buddhist Deity: Vajrayogini, Khechara (Naropa Tradition)
Collection of RMA: Ngor Style Paintings