Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Vajrapani (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity)

ཕྱག་ན་རྡོ་རྗེ། 金刚手菩萨
(item no. 74023)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya and Kagyu
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Tibetan Painted Scrolls
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Sarvadurgati Parishodhana Mandalas. The painting was commissioned for the funeral services of Panchen Tsultrim Ozer (born in the 16th century [P10454]) by his student Gyaltsen Ozer.

Three mandalas from the Sarvavid Mahavairochana set explained in the Sarvadurgati Parishodhana Tantra of the Yoga classification.

Lower left: Vajrapani and the Four Guardian Kings Mandala.
Lower right: Vajrapani and the Eight Dikpalas Mandala.
Upper right: Body-Shakyamuni with Eight Bodhisattvas.

Sanskrit: Vajrapani Tibetan: chag na dor je

Jeff Watt 6-2002

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Publication: Tibetan Painted Scrolls

Thematic Sets
Mandala: Main Page
Mandala: Three Mandala Composition
Tradition: Sakya Deity Paintings
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani Main Page (Peaceful & Wrathful)
Mandalas: Sakya Tradition
Buddhist Deity: Sarvavid, Parishodhana Tantra
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani & Four Kings (Sarvadurga
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani & the Eight Dikpala (Sarvadurgati Tantra)
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani, Peaceful, Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani (peaceful, vajra & bell)
Shakyamuni Buddha: Sarvadurgati Tantra (Mandala)
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani Masterworks (Painting)