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Mahakala: Chaturbhuja Iconography

Chaturbhuja Mahakala Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Chaturbhuja Mahakala Description (below)
- Chaturbhuja Solitary Form
- Chaturbhuja with Consort
- Mandala Configurations
- Retinue Figures
- Shri Devi
- Kakamukha Mahakala
- Confusions: Bhutadamara Vajrapani, (all wrathful deities with four arms)
- Others...

Traditions:
- Chaturbhuja holding a Curved Knife (Nagarjuna Tradition)
- Chaturbhuja holding a coconut fruit (Tsal Tradition, Indrabhuti Lineage)
- Chaturbhuja Standing, Nepal (HAR #100007)
- Chaturbhuja, Dali Kingdom (Wrathful Figures)
- Chaturbhuja holding a heart & with a Consort (Nyangral Nyima Ozer)
- Differences Between Religious Traditions
- Confusions
- Others...

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Jeff Watt 6-98 [updated 4-2017, 12-2019]

(The images below are only a selection of examples from the links above).