Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajradhara Buddha - with the 84 Mahasiddhas

རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང། སངས་རྒྱས། 金刚持
(item no. 700)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Uncertain
Size 45.72x41.28cm (18x16.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vajradhara (Tibetan: dor je chang. English: the Vajra Holder) surrounded by the 84 famous Indian Tantric Adepts.

Sanskrit: Vajradhara Tibetan: Dor je chang

Jeff Watt 2-2001

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 7
Buddhist Deity: Vajradhara Main Page
Painting Style: Tibet (Balri)
Indian Adept: Hands of the Deity/Dakini
Buddhist Deity: Vajradhara & Eighty-four Mahasiddhas
Buddhist Deity: Vajradhara, Solitary
Buddhist Deity: Vajradhara & the Eighty-four Mahasiddhas (Single Composition)
Subject: Vajrasana Mahasiddha System