Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Kurukulla (Buddhist Deity)

ཀུ་རུ་ཀུ་ལེ། ནང་ལྷ། 作明佛母(佛教本尊)
(item no. 81452)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Jonang (Sakya) and Buddhist
Collection Garuda Virtual Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Kurukulla surrounded by the set of the Thirteen Golden Dharmas.

Beginning at the viewers top left and proceeding clockwise are Maitri Khecari, Naro Khechari, Rakta Ganapati, Indra Khechari, Takkiraja, donor figure, Rakta Jambhala, Simhamukha, Black Manjushri, Red Vasudhara, Shabala Garuda, Tinuma, Gold Drop Kurukulla.

Jeff Watt 4-2008

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Painting Style: Aba Region (Jonang Dzamthang)
Buddhist Deity: Kurukulla Main Page
Subject: Thirteen Golden Dharmas of Sakya
Collection of Garuda Virtual Museum
Subject: Sakya Set II
Tradition: Jonang Main Page