Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Miscellaneous - Tsagli (initiation cards)

པར་ཤིང་སྣང་བརྙན། སྣ་ཚོགས། 版画 (多种)
(item no. 91056)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Nyingma
Size 12.70x10.16cm (5x4in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Wrathful Deity: dark blue in colour with three faces and six hands, embracing a consort. Standing atop two bodies he is surrounded by orange flames of wisdom fire. This image is from a set of 'tsagli' initiation cards.

Jeff Watt 10-2000

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Thematic Sets
Collection of Erie Art Museum
Initiation Cards: Miscellaneous (Various Collections)
Subject: Unidentified Deity Figures
Buddhist Deity: Heruka