Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Chakrasamvara (Buddhist Deity) - Donkey-faced

འཁོར་ལོ་བདེ་མཆོག། ནང་ལྷ། 勝樂金剛 (全图)
(item no. 89196)
Origin Location Central Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Lineages Sakya, Ngor (Sakya) and Buddhist
Size 33x26cm (12.99x10.24in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Publication: Tibetan Painting, The Jucker Collection
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Animal-Feature

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Karamukha Chakrasamvara Mandala. Donkey-faced Chakrasamvara. Both the central male figure and the consort have donkey faces. The two side faces of Chakrasamvara are human in appearance, white and red in colour. The consort has only one face.

Jeff Watt 5-2005

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

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