Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Mandala of Humkara (Buddhist Deity)

ཧུཾ་མཛད་ཀ་ར། ནང་ལྷ། 大威红胜金刚(佛教本尊)
(item no. 99641)
Origin Location Tibet
Date Range 1300 - 1399
Lineages Sakya, Kagyu and Buddhist
Size 85x73cm (33.46x28.74in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Deity

Interpretation / Description

Humkara Eleven Deity Mandala: a set of forty-two mandalas, as described in the Vajravali Sanskrit text of Abhayakaragupta, commissioned in honour of Lama Dampa Sonam Gyaltsen.

Tibetan Paintings by Pratapaditya Pal (list of image plates)

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Publications
Publication: Tibetan Paintings

Thematic Sets
Painting Set: Vajravali (Lama Dampa Set)
Mandalas: Cemeteries on the Outside
Buddhist Deity: Humkara Main Page