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Vajrapani

  • Очирваань / Вачирваань / Očirwaan' / Wačirwaan'
  • V(a)čirbani / Γar-taγan V(a)čir-tu
  • Phyag na rdo rje
  • Vajrapāṇi
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  • Print
  • 19th century
  • Mineral pigment
  • Height: 5,9 cm / Width: 4,1 cm / Depth: not filled
  • Collection: Leder/ Umlauff, Inv. Nr.: 34884
  • Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg
  • © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW
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This form of Vajrapani is blue, has one face and two hands. He grasps a golden vajra with his right hand, while displaying the gesture of threatening. He shows the same gesture with left but holds a snare in this hand.
© Olaf Czaja
Vajrapani
/ Mongolia / 19th century / © Völkerkundemuseum vPST Heidelberg/ ÖAW

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