|Date Range||1300 - 1399|
|Lineages||Kagyu and Buddhist|
|Material||Metal, Mercuric Gild|
Parnashavari (Tibetan: ri tro ma, lo ma gyun ma. English: the Mountain Ascetic Wearing Leaves), the goddess who protects from contagious illness. (This sculpture most closely resembles HAR #32081).
Video: Parnashavari & Janguli Comparison
"...Parnashavari, yellow, three faces, right white, left red, with three eyes. Adorned with fruit, leaves and jewel garments. With six arms the three right hands hold a vajra, axe and arrow. The three left hold have a wrathful gesture and lasso, a fan of fruit and leaves, and a bow. The hair is tied with a string of flowers." (Mitra. rgyud sde kun btus. Volume 23, page 156).
Parnashavari: - Axe (right hand) - Fan of new leaves (left hand) - Lower garment new leaves
This figure is very close in appearance to Janguli and with sculptural examples it is very difficult to distinguish between the two iconographic forms.
 Arya Janguli. Arya Janguli, yellow, with three faces. Having a hood of seven snake heads. [Each face] has three eyes and the faces are [both] smiling and fierce. The six right hands hold a vajra, sword and an arrow, in a dancing manner. The left [hands hold] a wrathful [gesture] together with a lasso, a blue poisonous flower and a bow. Adorned with flowers and snakes. Standing in a dancing manner. (Bari Gyatsa, Konchog Lhundrub, 1497-1557).
Janguli: - Seven Snake Heads - Sword (right hand) - Blue poisonous flower (left hand) - Snake ornaments
Jeff Watt 2-2021