Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - (unidentified)

མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ། 玛哈嘎拉
(item no. 958)
Origin Location Eastern Tibet
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Karma (Kagyu)
Size 38.74x30.48cm (15.25x12in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# P2000.3.9
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Wrathful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Dvaja Mahakala.

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Thematic Sets
Collection of Rubin Museum of Art: Painting Gallery 9
Tibetan Deity: Gods (Unidentified)
Subject: Unidentified Deity Figures
Painting Style: Palpung - Wrathful Deities