Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Vairochana Buddha - Sarvavid (Sarvadurgati Tantra)

ཀུན་རིག་རྣམ་པར་སྣང་མཛད། 普明大日如来(佛教本尊)
(item no. 90538)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Sarvavid Vairochana Mandala (Tibetan: kun rig, nam par nang dze kyil khor. English: the mandala of Vairochana of All Families) from the Parishodhana Tantra of the Yoga Classification. This composition is from a larger set of mandala paintings.

At the top left is the Buddha Shakyamuni and Vajrapani at the right. At the bottom left is a lay figure and at the right a figure wearing monastic robes and a red pandita hat.

Jeff Watt 5-2000

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Mandala: Main Page
Collection of Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
Buddhist Deity: Sarvavid Maha Vairochana
Subject: Tantra Text, Sarvadurgati Parishodhana
Collection of Southern Alleghenies: Deity
Collection of Southern Alleghenies: Buddhas
Collection of Southern Alleghenies: Mandalas