Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Aparajita

(item no. 65553)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Aparajita Mandala attributed by the inscription to the 6th Dalai Lama.

“This painted mandala of the great Aparajita drawn by the unmistaken hand of the Lord of Tibet Tsangyang Gyatso, a wishfulfilling jewel; may it purify the obscurations and quickly perfect the two accumulations.”

Jeff Watt 12-2018

Reverse of Painting
Special Features: (Cursive script (Umay))

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