Himalayan Art Resources

Wheel of Life: Horizontal & Vertical


Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Description (below)
- Horizontal: HAR #505, # 31239
- Vertical: #65860, 93812
- Bardo Deities
- Initiation Cards
- Hell
- Confusions
- Others...

Video: Wheel of Life, Horizontal & Vertical

The five and sometimes six realms of existence are typically depicted within a circle. In the Nyingma Treasure Tradition when displaying the One Hundred Peaceful and Wrathful Deities small vignettes of the six realms are sometimes added in either a horizontal or vertical configuration.

Jeff Watt 2-2023

(The images below are only a selection of examples from the links above).