Skip to main content

Sarvabuddhadakini

c. 19th century
Artist/maker unknown, Mongolian
Remarkably complete, this fierce protective goddess retains all her delicate applied ornamentation, missing only the skull cup she once held in her raised left hand. This statue is stylistically akin to the peaceful Amitayus in the Museum's collection and is true to those produced in Dolonnor. Although Sarvabuddhadakini's diadem is adorned with skulls instead of a placid floral motif, the spacing of the three jewels on the band is the same as those on Amitayus statues. Additionally, her necklaces, armlets, bracelets, and anklets are almost identical to other Amitayus and Tara sculptures in the Museum's collection....

Object Details

We are always open to learning more about our collections and updating the website. Does this record contain inaccurate information or language that you feel we should improve or change? Contact us here.

Please note that this particular artwork might not be on view when you visit. Don’t worry—we have plenty of exhibitions for you to explore.