Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Kalachakra (Buddhist Deity) - (4 faces, 24 hands)

དུས་འཁོར། ནང་ལྷ། 时轮(佛教)
(item no. 88914)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Semi-Peaceful

Gender: Male

TBRC: W22306

Interpretation / Description

Kalachakra with consort surrounded by nine mahasiddha figures. This composition belongs to a seven painting set depicting the Secret Life of the 7th Dalai Lama.

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