Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Hevajra (Tantra Iconographic Form)

Hevajra Forms

--- Hevajra Tantra Iconographic Form
--- 'Oral Instruction' Iconographic Form
--- Non-standard Iconographic Form
--- Nairatmya Standing on the Right Leg

The Hevajra Tantra form of the male deity Hevajra, with eight faces, sixteen arms and four legs, is as described in the root literature. The male deity is standing on the first right and left legs and has the second right and left legs raised in a dancing stance. The consort Vajra Nairatmya stands on her left leg and wraps the right leg around the waist of Hevajra.

Jeff Watt 12-2019