Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Heruka (Nyingma)

ཧེ་རུ་ཀ། རྙིང་མ་པ། 嘿噜嘎 (寧瑪巴)
(item no. 87009)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 76.20x54.61cm (30x21.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Philadelphia Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc. #1967-246-2, Bequest of Natacha Rambova, 1967
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Chemchog Heruka.

Secondary Images
Related Items
Publication: Visual Dharma: the Buddhist Art of Tibet

Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Mahottara Heruka (Chemchog 3 Faces)
Buddhist Deity: Eight Pronouncement Heruka
Collection of Philadelphia Museum of Art (Painting)
Textile: Composition & Finishing
Subject: Guhyagarbha Tantra (Peaceful & Wrathful Deities)