Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrabhairava (Buddhist Deity) - with consort

རྡོ་རྗེ་འཇིགས་འབྱེད། 金刚大威德(佛教本尊)
(item no. 89984)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Gelug and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Animal-Feature

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Vajrabhairava (Tibetan: dor je jig je. English: Vajra Terror) embracing the consort Vajra Vetali.

An inscription on the back states: "sponsored by the victorious Kalsang Gyatso." This would refer to the 7th Dalai Lama, Kalzang Gyatso (1708-1757).

Jeff Watt 12-2-16

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Tradition: Gelug Deity Paintings
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