Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Hevajra (Buddhist Deity)

ཀྱེ་རྡོ་རྗེ། ནང་ལྷ། 喜金刚(佛教本尊)
(item no. 94471)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Buddhist
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection American Museum of Natural History
Catalogue # AMNH 70.2/ 3505
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

AMNH Description

Hevajra Vak Mandala from a set of mandala paintings based on either the Vajravali or the Mitra Gyatsa literature. The Vak (speech) form of Hevajra has one face and four hands.

Jeff Watt 8-2009

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