Mandala of the Pancaraksha - the "Five Protectresses"
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Aisle
Orientation 3
Wall object 8

ABP 001

 Code: ABP 001

  Country: Tibet (south)

  Style:

  Date: 1400 - 1500

  Dimensions in cm WxHxD: 45 x 52

  Materials: Glue distemper on cotton

Mandala of the Pancaraksa - the "Five Protectresses" especially popular with the Sakya tradition

The Pancaraksa or “Five Protectresses” consist of Mahamantranusarini  – “Conforming to Mantra”, Mahamayuri  – “Great Peacock Lady”; Mahapratisara – “Great Follower”, Mahasahasrapramardani  – “Destroyer of Thousandfold Worldsystems”, and Mahasitavati  – “Lady of Cool Grove”.

Chandra, Lokesh, 1988. Thangka-Kalendar - August: Vajratara-Mandala. Edition Schangrila. August: Vajratara-Mandala

von Schroeder, Ulrich and von Schroeder, Heidi, 2009. Tibetan Art of the Alain Bordier Foundation. Hong Kong: Visual Dharma Publications. Pp. 40–41; plate 14