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Mahakala (Buddhist Protector) - Danda (Stick)

Danda Mahakala (Tibetan: gon po beng leg den nag po. English: the Great Black One with a Staff). This painting belongs to a set of over 34 paintings depicting individually all of the principal and retinue figures of the large Chaturbhuja Mahakala mandala according to the tradition of Tsami Lotsawa Mondrub Sherab.



Tibetan: མ་ཧཱ་ཀཱ་ལ། ནག་པོ་ཆེན་པོ།
Origin Location: Tibet
Date Range: 1600-1699
Lineages: Kagyu
Size: 102.87x69.22cm (40.50x27.25in)
Material: Ground Mineral Pigment, Fine Gold Line, Black Background on Cotton
Collection: Shelley & Donald Rubin
Tags: танка тибет махакала
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