Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Hayagriva (Buddhist Deity) - Red with consort (1 face, 2 hands)

རྟ་མགྲིན། ནང་ལྷ། 马头明王(佛教本尊)
(item no. 91058)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 81.28x50.80cm (32x20in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Hayagriva-Vajravarahi Chintamani (Tibetan: ta pag yi shin nor bu. English: the Wish-fulfilling Jewel, Horse-necked One and Vajra Sow): the principal meditational deity of the famous 19th century Eastern Tibetan lama - Shabkar.

Jeff Watt 10-2000

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