Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Vajravarahi (Best Examples, Painting)

Vajravarahi Religious Context

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

- Vajravarahi: Best Examples
- Vajrayogini/varahi: Standing
- Vajravarahi: Vajra Sow

Three Principal Characteristics:
- Triple bend posture (tribhanga)
- Right arm raised
- Left leg standing

Only the most common form of Vajravarahi is included here to represent the best examples. There are not enough examples of the other iconographic variations to make a comparison and selection.

Jeff Watt, 9-2021