Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Peaceful & Wrathful Deities

ཞི་ཁྲོ་ལྷ། 静猛天
(item no. 778)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Nyingma and Buddhist
Size 70.49x30.48cm (27.75x12in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1998.16.5
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Bardo Text: an illuminated text discussing the subject of the intermediate state between death and rebirth. One side of the manuscript page is illuminated with depictions of bardo deities and experiences and the other side of the page is text.

Individual Pages | Bardo Outline Page

Jeff Watt 3-2006

Front of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: [no inscriptions]

Reverse of Painting
English Translation of Inscription: [Tibetan cursive script on the back of each page]

Special Features: (Cursive script (Umay))

Secondary Images
Related Items
Manuscript: Shitro Illuminations

Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 3
Subject: Bardo Paintings & Illustrations (Shitro)
Painting Type: Illuminated Manuscript Page
Subject: Miscellaneous Objects
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Illuminated Manuscripts
Painting Type: Manuscript Pages, Tibet