Tibetan; Shri Chitipati

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Shri Chitipati – Tibetan [Artist Unknown]

18th century / painting on wood

Chitipati are The Lord and Lady of the Charnel Grounds.

They are usually depicted as two skeletons, one a male and other a female.  One is male and the other is female. The Citipati are one of the 75 forms of Mahakala and are visible reminders of the impermanence of everything worldly. More information on Chipitati can be found here.. click here..

 

[Tibetan] – Shri Chitipati

[Tibetan] – Shri Chitipati

 

More Chitipati in Richard Harris Collection..

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Chitipati dancers [Tibetan]

 

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