Buddhist Bronze Sculptures (NMN): photo 16
Photo 16 of 21 in Gallery: Buddhist Bronze Sculptures (NMN)
Image title: Vajrasattva with Shakti
This bronze sculpture shows an image of Vajrasattva with Shakti, from the 19th century A.D.—Vajrasattva can also be spelled as Bajrasatwa, Bajrasattwa, Bajrasatva, Bajrasattva, Vajrasatwa, Vajrasattwa or Vajrasatva. While Shakti can also be spelled as Sakti or Śakti (शक्ति).
The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. This photo is from the Hindu bronze sculpture (dhatu-kala) section.