Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Vairochana Buddha - Sarvavid (Sarvadurgati Tantra)

ཀུན་རིག་རྣམ་པར་སྣང་མཛད། 普明大日如来(佛教本尊)
(item no. 85718)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1500 - 1599
Lineages Sakya and Ngor (Sakya)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. # M.77.19.15
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Three Mandalas belonging to the Sarvadurgati Parishodhana Cycle of Tantra. The painted composition belongs to the Vajravali group of mandalas from a larger set of paintings.

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