Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Legden (Excellent One)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 91012)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 78.74x58.42cm (31x23in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Mahakala (Tibetan: gon po leg den) surrounded by numerous wrathful figures.

Jeff Watt 9-2000

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