Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Shadbhuja (Six-hands, Shangpa)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 700041)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Shangpa Kagyu
Size 13.97cm (5.50in) high
Material Stone
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1997.12.5
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

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Thematic Sets
Mahakala: Shadbhuja [Shangpa] Page (Six-hands)
Mahakala: Shadbhuja (Legs Straight, Shangpa)
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Sculpture (Gallery 1)
Medium: Sculpture - Stone
Sculpture: Black Stone (Himalayan: Tibet, Nepal)