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Tanka of Vajrasattva

Tanka of Vajrasattva

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Date: circa 1600-circa 1800
Genre:
Type of Resource:
Description:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Abstract:
A Tibetan watercolor painting on cotton that depicts Vajrasattva seated on a lotus holding a vajra (dorje) and ghanta (bell), below three smaller figures: a lama, Adi-Buddha, and Atiśa Dipankara Shrijnana, as well as above three protective divinities: Palden Lhamo, Mahākāla, and Yama.
Physical Description:
1 painting: watercolor on cotton; 51 x 36 cm. bordered with silk 108 x 72 cm.
Host Note:
Other common spellings for Tibetan banner paintings include thangka, thanka, and tangka.
Box:
Box 72
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Tankas
Exhibition Note:
Tanka collection
Object ID: 10563760
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