Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Hayagriva (Buddhist Deity)

རྟ་མགྲིན། ནང་ལྷ། 马头明王(佛教本尊)
(item no. 65567)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Hayagriva with three faces, six arms and two legs. At the top center is Sachen Kunga Nyingpo. At the left side is Jowo Atisha. On the right side is Dagchen (?). at the lower left side is Jamyang Rinchen Gyaltsen.

Jeff Watt 7-2022

Front of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: Name inscriptions for each figure.

Secondary Images
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Painting Style: Khyenri - Wrathful Deities
Painting Tradition: Khyenri Main Page