Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Adept (siddha) - Ghantapa

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་གྲུབ་ཆེན། 印度大成就者
(item no. 73723)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection John and Berthe Ford
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

TBRC: bdr:P8895

Interpretation / Description

Ghantapa and Jalandaripa, Indian adepts from the set of Eighty-four Great Adepts (mahasiddha) of the Vajrasana system by the artist Khazi Lhazo, circa 1800, Eastern Tibet, Dagyab Region, Khazi Village. The complete set of paintings would likely number either 43 or 45 compositions.

Secondary Images
Related Items
Publication: Secret Revelation of Tibetan Thangkas
Publication: Visual Dharma: the Buddhist Art of Tibet

Thematic Sets
Indian Adept: Ghantapa Main Page
Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine Art (VMFA)
Indian Adept: Jalandhara Main Page
Painting Set: Indian Adepts Set (Ford)
Artist: Khazi Lhazo & Derivative Styles Page
Indian Adept (Mahasiddha): Painting (Late Period 17th to the Present)
Artist: Khazi Lhazo & Atelier (Mahasiddhas)