Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Raudrantaka (Killer of Rudra)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 81449)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Jonang (Sakya) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Garuda Virtual Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Raudrantika (Gonpo Trakshe): the Killer of Rudra, a special protector deity of the Jonang Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Thematic Sets
Subject: Jonang Protector Deities
Mahakala: Raudrantaka (Killer of Rudra)
Collection of Garuda Virtual Museum (Private VIII)
Collection: Jonang Set II
Tradition: Jonang Main Page
Subject: Wrathful Deities & Function
Painting Style: Aba Region (Jonang Dzamthang)