Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Adept (siddha) - (multiple figures)

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་གྲུབ་ཆེན། 印度大成就者
(item no. 65349)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

Kamala, Suvarnadvipa and Viraya: from a set of paintings depicting the Eighty-four Mahasiddhas of the Vajrasana System. (Viraya is sometimes mistaken for the Sakya lamdre Lineage mahasiddha Damarupa).

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Jeff Watt [updated 1-2018]

Secondary Images
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Exhibition Appearances
Exhibition: RMA Masterworks, January 28th, 2021

Publication: Selection of Works - Painting (RMA)

Thematic Sets
Painting Style: Khyenri - Teachers & Siddhas
Collection of RMA: Painting Masterworks Page
Collection of RMA: Persons Masterworks
Buddhist Deity: Vajradhara & Eighty-four Mahasiddhas Chronology
Subject: Drums in Art Main Page
Subject: Vajrasana Mahasiddha (Miscellaneous)
Indian Adept: Siddha Appearance Masterworks (Painting)
Indian Adept (Mahasiddha): Painting (Late Period 17th to the Present)
Indian Adept: Siddha Appearance (Bird Imagery)
Indian Adept: Kamala
Painting Set: Indian Adepts (Khyenri I)
Collection of RMA: Best of Collection 1
Painting Tradition: Khyenri Main Page
Indian Adept Main Page (Mahasiddha)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art (RMA): Main Page
Painting Sets: Khyenri Style Mahasiddhas
Textile: Composition & Finishing