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Yamantaka Mandala


Monks of the Gyuto Tantric University



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G180
Yamantaka Mandala, Monks of the Gyuto Tantric University
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Medium: Paintings | Colored silicate and adhesive on wood
Size: 96 x 96 in. (243.84 x 243.84 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Tibet
Culture: Asia, Tibet
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Mandala of colored sand on wood; Yamantaka (Conqueror of Death) is represented at the center by the blue 'vajra'; consists of a series of concentric bands; outermost represents burial grounds with a landscape and animals; moving inward are a circle of fla
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Gyuto Tantric University; 3M; Construction Materials, Inc.; and the Asian Art Council
Accession Number: 92.44
Artist: Monks of the Gyuto Tantric University, Tibetan
Role: Artist
Life Dates: Tibetan
Added to Site: February 28, 2009