The Indian Buddhist Iconography

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

This page contains an iconography image of Bodhisattva Bhadrapala and represents figure 69 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 69 - Bodhisattva Bhadrapāla

Figure 69: Bhadrapāla

The name of Bhadrapāla occurs in the second list of sixteen Bodhisattvas headed by Maitreya. At least two independent forms of this Bodhisattva are to be found in the Niṣpannayogāvalī.

Bhadrapāla is represented only once in the Chinese collection and there his form is identical with that of his sire Amitābha. Fig, 69 illustrates a Nepalese drawing of Bhadrapāla .

Colour: red or white;
Symbol: jewel;