Himalayan Art Resources

Buddhist Deity: Hayagriva (One Face, Two Arms)

Hayagriva Iconography

Iconographic Forms:
- Description (below)
- Red (Solitary)
- Red (Shakyashri Bhadra)
- Red, 17 Deity Mandala (Mitra)
- Red with Consort
- Black
- White
- Others...

All of the forms represented here have one face and two arms. They are further distinguished as solitary or partnered with a consort. The two most common colours are red and black. The white for of Hayagriva is rarely found in in artistic representations.

Jeff Watt 7-2022