Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Hayagriva (Buddhist Deity) - Heruka (Eight Pronouncements)

རྟ་མགྲིན། ནང་ལྷ། 马头明王(佛教本尊)
(item no. 917)
Origin Location Mongolia
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Nyingma and Gelug
Size 49.53x76.84cm (19.50x30.25in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P1999.30.1
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Hayagriva, Heruka (Tibetan: tam drin, drag tung. English: Horse Neck): from the Eight Sadhana Sections of Mahayoga Tantra of the Nyingma School.

Jeff Watt 4-2001

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