Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Chaturbhuja (Four-hands)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 66281)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1960 -
Lineages Nyingma and Buddhist
Collection Publication: Nyingma Icons
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Summary: This form of Mahakala can be either a protector deity (dharmapala) or a meditational deity (ishtadevata).

Interpretation / Description

Related Items
Publications
Publication: Nyingma Icons
Publication: Nyingma Icons (Protector Deities)

Thematic Sets
Mahakala - Chaturbhuja (with Consort)
Mahakala: Chaturbhuja, Four-hands (Nyangral)
Mahakala: Chaturbhuja, Four-hands Main Page