Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrapani (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity)

ཕྱག་ན་རྡོ་རྗེ། 金刚手菩萨
(item no. 816)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Uncertain
Size 48.90x62.87cm (19.25x24.75in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.5.8
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Vajrapani (Tibetan: chag na dor je. English: Holder of the Vajra), wrathful bodhisattva, representing the power of all Buddhas.

Sanskrit: Vajrapani Tibetan: chag na dor je

Jeff Watt 2-2001

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 8
Buddhist Deity: Vajrapani Main Page (Peaceful & Wrathful)