Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Shadbhuja (Six-hands, Shangpa)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 89959)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Secondary Images
Related Items
Thematic Sets
Mahakala: Shadbhuja [Shangpa] Page (Six-hands)
Mahakala: Shadbhuja (Early Paintings) Page
Collection: Private 1
Buddhist Protector: Mahakala Main Page
Mahakala (Gelug)
Tradition: Gelug, Enlightened Protectors
Painting Style: Guge Kingdom (Western Tibet)
Subject: Lineage Composition (Greyscale)