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Thangka

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Native Name:
Thangka
Object Number:
51-4-120
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tibetan
Tibetan Buddhist
Provenience:
Tibet
Date Made:
18th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1799
Section:
Asian
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Yama
Yami
Tsongkhapa
Lama
Mahakala
Bhairava
Description:
Painting. Yama Dharmaraja, 'Outer Form.' Yama, Lord of Death, with Yami. Top: Tsongkhapa and two high Lama incarnations. Sides: Mahakala, as Protector of the Tent, and Protector of Science. Bottom: Bhairava (simplest form of Yamantaka), Mahakala, as God of Wealth, and another simple form of Mahakala (?). Old and good. Stamp on back.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service
Other Number:
6-1959-4   -   Other Number
28 M   -   Other Number

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