About this object

Small Tibeto-Chinese thangka of Sarvabuddha Dakini or Naro Khachodma. Narodakini holds a a curved knife to cut off negative attachments and she drinks the life-giving blood of wisdom from a skull cup. She personifies selfless wisdom and tramples on figures symbolic of the ego.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Art; Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    1750 - 1800
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Pigment; Textile Cotton
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Christies, 27 November 1967
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    430 mm x 330 mm
  • Note
    Described by Christies as Mongolian Thangka of Vajrayogini.
Object view = Humanities
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