Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Shri Heruka (Eight Pronouncements)

དཔལ་ཧེ་རུ་ཀ། སྒྲུབ་པ་བཀའ་བརྒྱད། 嘿噜嘎 (八大法)
(item no. 72)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 80.01x61.60cm (31.50x24.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1994.18.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Chemchog Heruka, surrounded by five other Heruka forms and forty-eight wrathful attendant figures with animal and daemon faces.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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