ARTEFACTS

Vaishravana

  • Сайтар сонсогчийн хөвүүн/Бисман тэнгэр/ Намсрай/ / Saitar sonsogčiin xöwüün/ Bisman tenger / Namsrai
  • Sayitur sonosuγči-yin köbegün / Bisman tngri/
  • rNam thos sras
  • Vaiśravaṇa
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  • Thangka
  • 19th century
  • Mineral pigment
  • Height: 56 (29,5) cm / Width: 30 (21,5) cm / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Leder/ Umlauff, Inv. Nr.: 33660
  • Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg
  • © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW
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Vaishravana, the god of wealth, sits on a white lion who turns his head towards the treasure mangoose that his master holds in his left hand. Glad in a shiny armour, he raises a heavenly banner of silk with his right hand. The blue Vajrapani stands above him.
© Olaf Czaja
Vaishravana
/ Mongolia / 19th century / © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW

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