Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Shadbhuja (Six-hands, Shangpa)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 73815)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Sakya
Size 63.50x50.17cm (25x19.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment, Raised Gold on Cotton
Collection John and Berthe Ford
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Related Items
Thematic Sets
Mahakala: Shadbhuja (Early Paintings) Page
Tradition: Sakya Deity Paintings
Buddhist Protector: Mahakala Main Page
Collection of John and Berthe Ford
Subject: Lineage Paintings - Alternating