Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Mahottara Heruka (Blue Body, 21 Faces)

Mahottara (21 Faces)

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Description (below)
- Blue Consort: 800, 31235
- Red Consort: 53150934
- Others...

The faces of the male are stacked vertically with blue in the center, white on the right side, and blue on the left side. For the various examples the blue consorts have nine faces, eighteen arms and eight legs. The red consorts have one face, two arms and two legs.

Jeff Watt 2-2021