Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Vajravidarana (Buddhist Deity) - Black

རྡོ་རྗེ་རྣམ་པར་འཇོམས་པ་དཀར་པོ། ནང་ལྷ། 摧碎金刚佛母
(item no. 817)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Buddhist
Size 73.66x64.14cm (29x25.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Shelley & Donald Rubin
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.5.9
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vajravidarana, Nila Krodha. The most wrathful form of the deity Vajravidarana along with the full mandala. (See the Vajravidarana Main Page and Outline Page).

(This painting was de-accessioned from the collection in 2015).

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Mandala: Mandala Main Page
Painting Style : Indian (Deities)
Collection: Sotheby's New York. September 2022 (Painting)
Painting Style: Indian Style Painting (In Tibet)
Collection of Shelley & Donald Rubin
Buddhist Deity: Vajravidarana Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Vajravidarana, Blue
Buddhist Deity: Vajravidarana (Mandala)