Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Hevajra (Buddhist Deity)

ཀྱེ་རྡོ་རྗེ། ནང་ལྷ། 喜金刚(佛教本尊)
(item no. 66761)
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Hevajra Lotus Mandala. At the center (missing) is Hevajra and Nairatmya surrounded by the retinue of eight goddesses. On the outer petals are an upper and lower row of figures. The top row depicts eight Indian siddhas. The bottom row depicts the eight great charnal grounds along with the specific guardian deities for each.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

Secondary Images
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Thematic Sets
Sculpture: Lotus Mandala Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Hevajra Main Page
Sculpture: Lotus Mandala (Hevajra)
Collection: Dutch Collection
Buddhist Deity: Hevajra (Early Sculpture)
Buddhist Deity: Hevajra (Sculpture)