Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Amoghasiddhi Buddha - (Sarvadurgati Tantra)

སངས་རྒྱས་དོན་ཡོད་གྲུབ་པ། 不空成就如来 (梵名阿摩伽悉地)
(item no. 88538)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1200 - 1299
Lineages Sakya and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Anna Maria Rossi & Fabio Rossi
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Amoghasiddhi, Buddha (Tibetan: don yo dru pa, sang gye): the patriarch of the last of the Five Families of Transcendent, or Symbolic, Buddhas. This composition belongs to a set of five paintings in the group known as the Sarvavid Maha Vairochana Mandala as described in the Sarvadurgati Parishodhana Tantra.

At the bottom left side is Panjarnata Mahakala - a protector deity, Red Hayagriva - an obstacle removing deity, Yellow Jambhala - a wealth deity, Vaishravana Riding a Lion - wealth deity, Black Jambhala - wealth deity, Yellow Vasudhara - wealth deity and Shri Devi with Four Arms - a protector deity.

Jeff Watt 12-2012

Secondary Images
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Exhibition Appearances
Exhibition: Mandala, The Perfect Circle (RMA)

Thematic Sets
Collection of Rock Mountain Sanctuary: Painting Masterworks
Buddhist Deity: Amoghasiddhi Buddha, 不空成就佛, སངས་རྒྱས་དོན་ཡོད་གྲུབ་པ། (Masterworks)
Subject: Torana, Amoghasiddhi Buddha (Early Animal Depictions)
Subject: Five Buddhas (Early Painting Sets)
Subject: Five Buddhas Main Page (Directions, Tantric, Symbolic)
Buddhist Deity: Amoghasiddhi Buddha Main Page
Collection of Anna Maria Rossi & Fabio Rossi
Buddhist Deity: Amoghasiddhi (Sarvadurgati)
Subject: Deity Colours - Green (All Activities)
Buddhist Deity: Amoghasiddhi (Charya & Yoga Tantras)