Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Sitatapatra (Buddhist Deity) - (Three faces, eight hands)

གདུགས་དཀར། ནང་ལྷ། 大白伞盖佛母(佛教本尊)
(item no. 69428)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Ushnisha Sitatapatra Mandala. In this form the central deity only has three faces and eight arms. She is more commonly depicted with 1000 faces and 1000 hands and 1000 legs.

Jeff Watt 8-2005

Related Items
HAR: Introduction to Himalayan Art

Thematic Sets
Chinese: Introduction
Collection of Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Buddhist Deity: Sitatapatra (Masterworks)