The Indian Buddhist Iconography

by Benoytosh Bhattachacharyya | 1958 | ISBN-10: 8173053138 | ISBN-13: 9788173053139

This page contains an iconography image of Bodhisattva Vajragarbha and represents figure 56 of the book Indian Buddhist Iconography, based on extracts of the Sadhanamala English translation. These plates and illustrations represent either photographs of sculptures or line-drawing reproductions of paintings or other representations of Buddhist artwork.

Figure 56 - Bodhisattva Vajragarbha

Figure 56: Vajragarbha

The Bodhisattva Vajragarbha (matrix of Thunderbolt) is described twice in the Niṣpannayogāvalī. His images are rare, and he is not represented in the Chinese collection. Fig. 56 is a Nepalese drawing of Vajragarbha.

Colour: blue or bluish white;
Symbol: D?????ika scripture;