Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vaishravana (Buddhist Protector) - Blue

རྣམ་ཐོས་སྲས། བྱང་ཕྱོགས་སྐྱོང་། 北方多闻天王
(item no. 811)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 91.44x66.68cm (36x26.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.5.3
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Blue Vaishravana (Tibetan: nam to se, ngon po): a wealth deity of the Nyingmapa tradition.

Jeff Watt 9-2003

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