Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Lokeshvara, Chaturbhuja (Best Examples, Paintings)

Chaturbhuja Religious Context

Best Examples, Iconography:
- Painting (below)
- Sculpture
- Weak Examples (Chaturbhuja)
- Best Examples Page

In the examples below there are two textiles and a mural. With the examples, only the central figure is important for illustrating the characteristics of a 'Best Example' Chaturbhuja Lokeshvara.

- Chaturbhuja: Best Examples
- Chaturbhuja Lokeshvara: Four Armed
- Potalaka Pureland

Key Iconographic Points:
- Body proportions balanced
- Second set of arms
- Contrasting colours surrounding the body

Jeff Watt, 9-2021