Himalayan Art Resources

Video: Iconography (YouTube)

Video: Three Minute Himalayan Art

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- HAR - YouTube Page

Iconography:
- 75 Forms of Mahakala
- Abhayakara Gupta
- Achala: The Unmovable One
- Akashagarbha
- Amitabha Buddha: Part 1
- Amitayus Buddha
- Amoghapasha: The Unfailing Lasso
- Animal Headed/Featured Forms
- Arhat: 16 or 18
- Arhat Iconography
- Avalokiteshvara: Eleven Faces
- Avalokiteshvara: Iconic Forms
- Avalokiteshvara: Non-iconic Forms
- Bamro Yab Yum (Dancing Monkeys)
- Bhurkumkuta: A Healing Deity
- Black Garuda
- Buddha Appearance
- Buddha Characteristics & Identification (Painting)
- Buddha Number Sets
- Bhutadamara Vajrapani
- Chakrasamvara: Three Traditions
- Chakrasamvara - Four Faces
- Chitipati: Dancing Skeletons (Part 1)
- Chitipati. Skeleton Deities: Part 2
- Colours in Himalayan Art
- Colours of Deities
- Confession Buddhas: Color Conventions
- Dalai Lamas in Art (Part 1)
- Dalai Lamas in Art (Part 2)
- Dharmatala
- Dorje Setrab
- Dorje Shugden
- Dog Imagery
- Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
- Eight Dharmapala
- Eight Vidyadhara
- Ekajati Introduction
- Ekajati in the Nyingma Tradition
- Eyes in Art
- Female Representation
- Five Buddhas (Nyingma)
- Five Foremost Gods
- Ganapati: Is the Hindu Ganapati & the Buddhist Ganapati the same?
- Garuda: King of Birds
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Garwa Nagpo, the Blacksmith
- Guhyasamaja: Secret Assembly
- Hats: Black Hats & Blue Hats
- Hats: Bon Religion
- Hats: Flat Folded Pandita Hat
- Hats: Gelug
- Hats: Jonang, Bodong, Bulug & Shangpa
- Hats: Kagyu
- Hats: Karma Kagyu
- Hats: Nyingma
- Hats: Sakya
- Hats & Religious Traditions
- Hats: White Hat
- Hayagriva
- Hayagriva, Black
- Hevajra Mandala (HAR #65115)
- Hvashang - Patron to the Arhats
- Iconography of Hevajra
- Iconographic Programs
- Jambhala: Deity of Wealth
- Jewels: Depictions in Art
- Jinasagara Lokeshvara
- Kalachakra & Vishvamata in Art
- Kalachakra and Vishvamata in Himalayan Art: A Question
- Kurukulla
- Machig Labdron
- Mahakala: Three Clarifications
- Mahasiddhas: Part 1
- Maitreya Bodhisattva
- Male & Female: How to distinguish male from female figures
- Manjushri: Introduction
- Manjushri: Three Popular Forms
- Manjushri: Highest Yoga Tantra
- Manjushri, Five (Wutaishan)
- Manjushri Mandala #455
- Marichi: Goddess of the Dawn
- Medicine Buddha 1
- Medicine Buddha 2
- Milarepa
- Mirrors in Himalayan Art
- Nagarjuna: Introduction
- Nageshvara Raja Buddha
- Nechung Chogyong
- Number Sets
- Padmasambhava: An Introduction
- Padmasambhava: Eight Forms
- Pancha Raksha: Introduction
- Pancha Raksha: A Masterwork Painting
- Panchen Lama in Art
- Panchen Lama: Part 2
- Parnashavari
- Parnashavari & Janguli Comparison
- Potalaka Pureland
- Ratnasambhava Buddha
- Sakya Pandita
- Sarasvati: Goddess of Eloquence
- Shakyamuni & Akshobhya Buddha: A Confusion About the Vajra Scepter
- Shambhala Kings & Vidyadharas
- Shiva in Buddhist Art
- Simhamuka Description
- Sukhavati Paintings
- The Sword & Book
- Sow Faced Deities
- Tara: Six Iconographic Categories
- Tara, Green: Three Iconographic Categories
- Tara, Red: Three Iconographic Categories
- Tara, White: Three Iconographic Categories
- Tara: Twenty-one Taras
- Tara: Twenty-One Taras of Suryagupta
- Tara: Twenty-One Taras of Atisha
- Tara: Wrathful Appearance
- Teeth: Weird Teeth
- Tonpa Shenrab (Part 1)
- Tonpa Shenrab (Part 2)
- Tsang Nyon Heruka
- Tseringma
- The Tetrahedron
- A Triad of Deities: Guhya-Samvara-Bhairava
- Tsongkhapa, Lama
- Universal Deities
- Ushnishavijaya
- Vairochana Buddha
- Vaishravana, King of the North
- Vaishravana: Study Topics
- Vajrabhairava: Nine Faces
- Vajradaka Description
- Vajradhara
- Vajrakila: A Bridge Between Traditions
- Vajrakila: Peg Wielding Deity. Part 1
- Vajrakila: Peg Wielding Deity. Part 2
- Vajrapani & Vajrasattva Confusions
- Vajrapani & Wrathful Deity Confusions
- Vajrapani: Bodhisattva & Deity
- Vajravarahi Mandala (HAR #94)
- Vajrayogini Iconography
- Vajrayogini: Naro Khechari of the Naropa Tradition
- Vasudhara: Goddess of Wealth
- Vighnantaka, Killer of Obstacles
- Virupa: Lord of Yoga
- Warrior Appearance (Drala)
- White Mahakala of the Shangpa Tradition
- Winged Deities
- Wutaishan Mountain
- Yaksha Generals
- Yama, Yamantaka, Yamari & Vajrabhairava
- Yutog Yontan Gonpo

Jeff Watt 7-2020

(The images below are only a selection of examples).