Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Pratisara (Buddhist Deity) - (Four faces, Eight Hands)

སོ་སོར་འབྲང་མ། ནང་ལྷ། 随求佛母(佛教本尊)
(item no. 87224)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Size 73.60x55.80cm (28.98x21.97in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Catalogue # acc.# 67.822, Gift of John Goelet
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Pancha Raksha with 56 Deities (English: the Five Protectresses). The goddess White Pratisara is in the middle.

Jeff Watt 4-2001

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Collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston