Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva & Buddhist Deity) - Jinasagara (Ocean of Conquerors, Four Arms)

སྤྱན་རས་གཟིགས། 观音菩萨
(item no. 90541)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1400 - 1499
Lineages Kagyu, Karma (Kagyu) and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Alternate Names: Lokeshvara Avalokita Lokanata Lokanatha Mahakarunika

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Jina Sagara Avalokiteshvara mandala (Tibetan: gyal wa gya tso, chen re zi kyil khor. English: the mandla [circle] of the Ocean of Conquerors, All-seeing Lord): from the lineage of Padmasambhava and predominantly practiced in the Kamtsangpa, Karma Kagyu Tradition. (See the Jinasagara Main Page and Outline Page).

Jeff Watt 5-2000

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