Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajrasattva (Buddhist Deity)

རྡོ་རྗེ་སེམས་དཔའ། 金刚萨埵
(item no. 92039)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1700 - 1799
Lineages Nyingma and Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection U. of Michigan Museum of Anthropology
Catalogue # #17489, Koelz Collection
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Vajrasattva. The hats worn by the figures of Tibetan teachers appear to be in the style of Payul Monastery belonging to the Nyingma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

Jeff Watt 2-2011

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