Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Deity Colours - Other (Misc. Activities)

Buddhist Iconography

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Other Coloured Deities Description (below)
- Colours & Activities
- What Are the Colours?
- How to Identify a Deity?
- Four Ground Colours
- Masterworks
- Confusions
- Others...

Deities with Other Colours:
- Brahmanarupa Mahakala (Brown, blue)
- Drogdze Wangmo (Maroon)
- Mahakala, Shadbhuja (liver coloured)
- Virupa (Maroon, Brown)
- Mahasiddha
- Karma Pakshi
- Others....

Deity with 'other' colours means colours that are not white, yellow, red or blue-black. Examples of colours that fall between the four main colours of the four activities are maroon, liver-colour, brown, purple, etc.

Deity Colours: White | Yellow | Red | Blue-Black | Green | Multi-coloured | Other

Jeff Watt 2-2013 [updated 7-2018]