Two-armed form of Samvara united with his consort VajravŒaraŒhi

ABS 248

 Code: ABS 248

  Country: India (north-east)

  Style: Late Pala Style

  Date: 1000 - 1100

  Dimensions in cm WxHxD: 7.2 x 10.3 x 2.5

  Materials: Stone with remains of pigments

Fine-grained dark grey stone with remains of pigments. 

Samvara (Tib.: bDe mchog) («demchok») is stepping to the left (ali hasana), trampling on a lotus pedestal. Samvara holds the diamond sceptre (vajra) and the prayer-bell (ghanta), and with the hands turned inwards he embraces his consort Vajravarahi (Tib.: rDo rje phag mo). She holds the ritual chopper (karttrka) and a skull-cup (kapala).