Asian Arts Thursday, 6 April 2023 - 3:00 PM start

A 19th Century Tibetan Thangka Depicting Grahmatrika

Realised: $300 plus premium

Lot Details

A 19th Century Tibetan Thangka Depicting Grahamatrika The three faced deity holding parasols, a vajra and other tantric implements. The upper section with Lama Tsongkhapa flanked by attendant bodhisattvas above a figure of Avalokitesvara and Amitabha. The lower section painted with Dzambhala, the wealth deity flanked by White Tara and Green Tara Grahamatrika, Mahavidya (Tibetan: za yum chen mo): a female deity that is related to the sun, moon, planets and constellations. She is sometimes referred to as the Queen of the Planets or Mother of the Planets. She is a meditational deity and her special function or activity is to remove obstacles that are caused by poorly aligned astronomical events 51 x 31 cm