Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Simhamukha (Buddhist Deity) - (Bari Lineage)

སེང་གདོང་མ། ནང་ལྷ། 狮面空行佛母(佛教本尊)
(item no. 887)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Sakya and Gelug
Size 64.14x43.82cm (25.25x17.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.23.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Animal-Feature

Gender: Female

Interpretation / Description

Simhamukha (Tibetan: seng dong ma chen. English: the Lion-faced One). An activity deity specializing in repairing environmental disharmony; arising from the Chakrsamvara Tantra.

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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