Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Garuda (9 Faces, 18 Hands)

Garuda (9 Faces, 18 Hands) | Garuda Main Page

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This form of Garuda has nine faces, eighteen hands and four legs. Also see a Naxi painting with the same Garuda subject, or more properly a kyung. A detail of another painting shows a detail that appears to depict the same Garuda with nine faces and eighteen hands.

Jeff Watt 9-2008