Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Khasarpani (Sky Flier)

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 79043)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1900 - 1959
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground: Paper
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Khasarapani Amoghapasha: from the Kriya Tantra, Mitra Gyatsa #9, the Five Deity Amoghapasha.

The Tibetan text of HAR 7043, Mitra Gyatsa #9 conflates the names Amoghapasha and Khasarpana into the same name.

Front inscription: "Mitra. Avalokita Khasarpani. White."

Reverse inscription: "Kriya Tantra: Mitra Collection #9 Amoghapasha Five Deity. The principal [deity arises] from the syllable HRIH. Namah samata buddhanam, sarva tatagata avalokite karuna samaya samata murtaye ja svaha."

Jeff Watt 3-2017

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