Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Manjushri (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity)

འཇམ་དཔལ་དབྱངས། 文殊师利菩萨
(item no. 89179)
Origin Location Bhutan
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Drukpa (Kagyu, Bhutan) and Buddhist
Size 97x68cm (38.19x26.77in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Publication: Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Shri Heruka Vajramanjugosha: A semi-wrathful, red manifestation of Manjushri embracing the consort Nairatmya. He has eight faces and sixteen arms following the model of Hevajra.

Tibetan Paintings by Hugo E. Kreijger (list of image plates)

Secondary Images
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Collection of Jucker (Tibetan Art)
Buddhist Deity: Manjushri (Painting Masterworks)
Region: Bhutan, Main Page
Buddhist Deity: Manjushri Main Page
Subject: Arms of Deities (Numbers)
Painting Set: Sadhanamala (Drugpa Kagyu)
Tradition: Drugpa Kagyu Main Page
Subject: Heruka Meaning & Forms
Region: Bhutan: Painting & Textile Masterworks
Buddhist Deity: Manjushri, Rare & Unusual Forms
Buddhist Deity: Manjushri (Iconic Forms)