Thang Kha. Samvara (yi-dam) in blue with yellow, blue, green and red heads, carrying the attributes in Tibetan form; with a red female wisdom partner with the chopper and the skull-cup; above are Dīpaṃkara, Śākyamuni and Maitreya in his Buddha form on the right; below, the Buddha of Long Life is flanked by the Green and White Tārās. Painting on cloth with silk border.

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Thing

Made Of
silk, textile
Type of Thing
thang-kha
Exhibition History
Exhibited: Buddhism: Art and Faith (BM 1985)
Subject
deity, yi-dam
Techniques
painted

Place

Found In
Tibet
Made In
Tibet

Time

Acquired In
1957
Made
18thC

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