Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Indian Adept (siddha) - Kanha (of the East)

རྒྱ་གར་གྱི་གྲུབ་ཆེན། 印度大成就者
(item no. 94026)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Sakya
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection American Museum of Natural History
Catalogue # AMNH 70.2/ 3485 B
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Person

Interpretation / Description

AMNH Description

Kanhapa (the Black One): a mahasiddha belonging to the tradition of Lamdre (the Path together with the Result) descending from the yogi Virupa.

Jeff Watt 6-2002

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