Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Hayagriva (Buddhist Deity)

རྟ་མགྲིན། ནང་ལྷ། 马头明王(佛教本尊)
(item no. 915)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma
Size 25.40x16.51cm (10x6.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

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 (Songs of Shabkar).

Jeff Watt 11-2000

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