Religious Figure / Vajradhara card

Religious Figure / Vajradhara

50.31.58

Currently not on display

Copper gilt figure of Vajradhara or Dorje Chang. Seated in yogic or meditational pose with soles of feet facing upwards. Both hands crossed at breast holding stems of lotus, which rise behind his shoulders and in turn hold a thunderbolt (dorje) and a bell. He wears the jewellery and five-jewelled crown of the Bodhisattva. Traces of blue pigment to hair. Figure decorated with turquoise coloured glass.