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72 Vajrakilaya

 Item
Identifier: M358.01.00066

Abstract

Depiction of Vajrakilaya, realized in the Thangka style of painting. This is a complete view depicting Vajrakilaya standing on two figures and surrounded by red flames. He is depicted with six arms, three faces, blue wings, with a consort around his waist, and wearing a leopard skin. Three deities are shown at the top of the image and two others in the bottom corners. The background is black while the majority of the image is done in gold with a gold border around the entire work.

Dates

  • Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Creator

Digital Repository

72 Vajrakilaya

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials in English and Sanskrit.

Extent

From the Collection: 6,902 Files

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: This collection contains roughly 6,000 digitized paintings and drawings as well as photographs depicting the artists. Because of the size of many of the paintings, close-up views are sometimes provided. It also contains a digital book describing the historical and religious significance of the artwork and providing context for the paintings in the collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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