|Date Range||1800 - 1899|
|Material||Ground: Textile Image, Embroidery, Applique|
|Collection||Publication: Tibetan and Mongolian Buddhist Painted Scrolls|
Guhyasamaja (Tibetan: mi kyo dor je, sang wa du pa. English: the Unshakeable Scepter, Secret Assembly): principle deity of the Father (Method) classification of Anuttarayoga Tantra.
Guhyasamaja has two main traditions, the Arya (Nagarjuna) Lineage and the Jnana (Jnanapada) Lineage. The subject of this painting is Akshobhyavajra Guhyasamaja of the Arya Lineage. He is peaceful with a slightly fierce expression.
Jeff Watt 5-2004