Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrakila (Eight Pronouncements)

རྡོ་རྗེ་ཕུར་པ། 金刚普巴(本尊)
(item no. 91063)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Nyingma
Size 76.20x63.50cm (30x25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Erie Art Museum
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Vajrakilaya (Tibetan: dor je pur ba. English: the Vajra Scepter Peg). Wrathful in appearance, dark blue in colour with three faces and six hands, he embraces the consort Dipta Chakra.

Sanskrit: Vajrakila

Jeff Watt 10-2000

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Collection of Erie Art Museum
Tradition: Nyingma Deity Paintings
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