Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrayogini (Buddhist Deity) - Vajravarahi

རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣལ་འབྱོར་མ། སྣང་བརྙན་ཡོངས། 金刚瑜伽佛母(全图) Vajra Sow
(item no. 69616)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Sakya and Ngor (Sakya)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Catalogue # F1997.22
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Semi-Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Vajra Varahi, Red, Blue, Yellow and Humkara. Three compositions from this painting set of an unknown total number are currently identified.

From the Seventeen Mother Tantras of the Vajravali:
22. Varahi, Rakta, 37 Deity
23. Varahi, Nila, 37 Deity
24. Varahi, Pita, 37 Deity
25. Humkara, 11 Deity: Lama Dampa set #99641

Jeff Watt 4-2022

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