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Manjuvajra and Vidyadhara in Ecstatic Embrace (Yab-Yum)

ca. 17th–18th century
Gilt bronze inlaid with turquoise and carnelian
H. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm); W. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm0
Credit Line:
Gift of R. Max Loehr, 1987
Accession Number:
Not on view
Manjuvajra is an esoteric form of Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Transcendent Wisdom.
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