Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Hevajra (Buddhist Deity)

ཀྱེ་རྡོ་རྗེ། ནང་ལྷ། 喜金刚(佛教本尊)
(item no. 72069)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Tibet House Museum, New Delhi
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Shri Hevajra Panchadaka Mandala (Tibetan: pal gye pa dor je rig du kyil kor. English: The Combined Glorious Hevajra Five Lords Mandala) with 49 Deities from the Vajrapanjara Tantra. Bibliographic reference: Arya Dakinivajrapanjara Mahatantrarajakalpa Nama (mkha' 'gro ma dra ba rdo rje gur zhes bya ba'i rgyud kyi rgyal po).

Sanskrit: Hevajra Tibetan: Gye pa dor je

The Center figure is known as Dorje Kandro (Rdo rje mkha' 'gro) one of the five dakas of the Vajra Panjara Mandala (rdo rje gur mandala).
1. Ratna Daka (rin chen mkha' 'gro)
2. - not clear - (should be Padma Daka)
3. Buddha Daka (sangs rgyas mkha' 'gro)
4. Vishva Daka (sna tshogs mkha' 'gro)

རྡོ་རྗེ་གུར་གྱི་མཁའ་འགྲོ་ལྔའི་དཀྱིལ་འཁོར་ལས་རྡོ་རྗེ་མཁའ་འགྲོ།

༡.་རིན་ཆེན་མཁའ་འགྲོ།
༢.
༣.་སངས་རྒྱས་མཁའ་འགྲོ།
༤.་སྣ་ཚོགས་མཁའ་འགྲོ།

Jeff Watt 12-2013

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