Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Vajradhara Buddha - with the 84 Mahasiddhas

རྡོ་རྗེ་འཆང། སངས་རྒྱས། 金刚持
(item no. 98405)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1600 - 1699
Size 86.36x57.15cm (34x22.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Publication: Visual Dharma: The Buddhist Art of Tibet
Catalogue # Collection of Loren Standlee
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Appearance: Peaceful

Gender: Male

Interpretation / Description

Visual Dharma: The Buddhist Art of Tibet (list of image plates)

Vajradhara surounded by the Eighty-four Indian Adepts according to the system of Abhayadatta. Directly beneath Vajradhara is the Tibetan yogi Tangtong Gyalpo and the Indian Padmapa Sanggye.

Sanskrit: Vajradhara Tibetan: Dor je chang

Jeff Watt 10-2005

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Publications
Publication: Visual Dharma: the Buddhist Art of Tibet

Thematic Sets
Buddhist Deity: Vajradhara Main Page
Subject: Abhayadatta Mahasiddha System (Single Composition)
Subject: Abhayadatta Shri Mahasiddha System
Buddhist Deity: Vajradhara & Eighty-four Mahasiddhas
Buddhist Deity: Vajradhara, Solitary
Buddhist Deity: Vajradhara & the Eighty-four Mahasiddhas (Single Composition)