Uṣṇīṣavijayā and Caitya


Hwajeong Museum

Hwajeong Museum
Seoul, South Korea

This thangka depicts a caitya in the centre inside which Usnisavijaya is shown flanked by the two boddhisattvas Avalokitesvara and Vajrapani, while below are four wrathful deities Acala, Takkiraja, Niladanda and Mahabala. Usnisavijaya is a goddess born of a cult surrounding Usnisavijaya-dharani and also has close connections with caitya cult.


  • Title: Uṣṇīṣavijayā and Caitya
  • Creator: ANONYMOUS
  • Location Created: Tibet
  • Physical Dimensions: 76.5×53.0cm
  • Subject Keywords: Tibet, Tibetan Buddhist Painting
  • Type: Tibetan Buddhist Painting, Thangka
  • Publisher: Hwajeong Museum
  • Rights: Hwajeong Museum
  • Medium: polychrome on cotton

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