Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajradhara Buddha

རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང། སངས་རྒྱས། 金刚持
(item no. 69609)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Kagyu
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Catalogue # F1905.67
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Vajradhara. At the top center is the Medicine Buddha with the mahasiddha Tilopa at the left and Naropa on the right. At the bottom left is Marpa Chokyi Lodro and on the right is the Tibetan yogi Milarepa.

Jeff Watt 10-2003

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