Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Kakamukha (Raven-faced)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 73749)
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: Deity

Appearance: Animal-Feature

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

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

Thematic Sets
Subject: Bird Symbolism
Collection of Arnold Lieberman
Mahakala: Kakamukha (Raven-faced) Page
Buddhist Protector: Mahakala Masterworks (Miscellaneous)