Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Chakrasamvara (Buddhist Deity)

འཁོར་ལོ་བདེ་མཆོག། ནང་ལྷ། 勝樂金剛 (全图)
(item no. 90190)
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Arnold Lieberman
Painting School Palpung / Situ
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Chakrasamvara, Raudra Samvara (Tibetan: dem chog drag po): 1000 hands, multi-legged and multi-faced, embracing Vajravarahi and typically appearing in a 62 deity mandala.

Along the bottom from the left are Rupini, yellow in colour, with a lion face; Dakini, blue, with a buffalo face; Lama, green, with a horse face; and Khandaroha, red, with an elephant face.

Lineage: Heruka Shri, Vajrayogini, Kantapa, Tailopa, Naropa, Chatapa, Sonam Jungne, Jigme Jungne, Dashapala, Drenpa'i Pal, Shri Gupta, Lodro Jungne, Karmin Trin, Jnana Mitra, Taranata, etc.

Jeff Watt 7-2002

Secondary Images
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Buddhist Deity: Chakrasamvara (Unusual Forms)
Buddhist Deity: Chakrasamvara Art History
Buddhist Deity: Chakrasamvara Main Page
Painting: Figurative Art Main Page
Subject: Figurative Art Main Page
Collection of Arnold Lieberman
Buddhist Deity: Chakrasamvara, Abhidana & Dakarnava
Iconography: Complex Specific Topics
Buddhist Deity: Chakrasamvara (Masterworks, Painting)
Subject: Universal Deities (Appearance)
Iconography: Deities - Physical Features Page