|Date Range||1600 - 1699|
|Lineages||Sakya and Buddhist|
|Material||Ground Mineral Pigment, Black Background on Cotton|
|Collection||Victoria and Albert Museum|
Vajrapani, Nilambaradhara (Tibetan: chag na dor je. English: the Vajra Holder, Wearing a Blue Cloak): wrathful Deity, representing the power of all Buddhas.
At the top center is Akshobhya Buddha with eight Indian and Tibetan lineage teachers seated to the right and left sides. Descending at the right side is Chanda Vajrapani and Vajra Humkara. Descending on the left side is Bhutadamara Vajrapani and an unidentified form of Vajrapani (inscription effaced).
At the bottom center is Vajrapani, wrathful, with eight faces and sixteen arms. At the left side is Takkiraja, red in colour, wrathful, holding a hook upraised. Seated on the right side is wrathful Jvalanala (metar barwa), blue in colour, holding a vajra and bell.
Jeff Watt 9-2021
84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha: Nilamabara Vajrapani (Bhagavannīlāmbaradharavajrapāṇitantra, bcom ldan ’das phyag na rdo rje gos sngon po can gyi rgyud ces bya ba)