Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vasudhara (Buddhist Deity) - (1 face, 6 hands)

ནོར་རྒྱུན་མ། ནང་ལྷ། 财源天母(佛教本尊)
(item no. 73757)
Origin Location Nepal
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Vasudhara, Goddess of Wealth: yellow in colour with one face and six hands.

(See the publication: Secret Revelation of Tibetan Thangkas by Detlef Lauf. Aurum Verlag, Braunschweig, 1976. Pages 162-163).

Front of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: No inscriptions on the front.

Related Items
Exhibition Appearances
Exhibition: From the Land of the Gods: Art of the Kathmandu Valley

Publication: Secret Revelation of Tibetan Thangkas

Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Vasudhara, Six Hands
Nepal: Late Mala Period Painting
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Nepal
Subject: Five Buddhas (Secondary Figures)
Buddhist Deity: Vasudhara Main Page